Expert Says: Pesticide Residue “Not Really a Concern”

news_views_icon“Pesticides Get Gad Rap, Expert Says,” By Carol Ryan Dumas.apple_yellowI150
Pesticides are an essential tool in production agriculture yet often get a bad rap, particularly when it comes to pesticide residues in food, an expert says. In reality, pesticide use is heavily regulated and allowable residue levels are so low that the issue of safety is insignificant. …The dangers of pesticides are exaggerated by the media and special-interest groups, an expert says, but the truth is they are an essential tool in production agriculture, are heavily regulated and pose an insignificant risk to food safety.  Read more.

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