- September 11, 2020
- Keller and Heckman
Consumer Reports Evaluates Pesticide Residue on Fruits and Vegetables
On August 27, 2020 Consumer Reports published an article in which they analyzed 5 years of data collected by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and determined that, in some cases, the amount of pesticides found on fruits and vegetables exceeded safe levels. Specifically, Consumer Reports determined that approximately half of non-organic fruits and vegetables posed little risk, while about 20% of the produce (including green beans, peaches, and potatoes) received poor scores.
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