New Pesticides and Food Report

Friends of the Earth today released a new report The Dose Makes the Poison? which highlights the Australian fruit and vegetables most at risk to pesticide residues and names the pesticides most commonly detected in Australian foods.

According to the research, the most risky foods are: Apples, Wheat, Strawberries, Pears, Grapes, Nectarines, Peaches and Bread. The most risky imported food over the past two years was Chinese peanut butter.

You can find the report here as a pdf.