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Food news. Testing . Nectarines had the highest percentage of samples test positive for pesticides (97.3%) Peaches (96.7%) Apples (94.1%) Peaches had the highest likelihood of multiple pesticides on a single sample - 87.0 percent had two or more pesticide residues nectarines (85.3 %)

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testing
Testing
  • Nectarines had the highest percentage of samples test positive for pesticides (97.3%)
  • Peaches (96.7%)
  • Apples (94.1%)
  • Peaches had the highest likelihood of multiple pesticides on a single sample - 87.0 percent had two or more pesticide residues
  • nectarines (85.3 %)
  • apples (82.3 %)
fruits
fruits
  • Peaches and apples had the most pesticides detected on a single sample, with nine pesticides on a single sample
  • strawberries and imported grapes detected eight pesticides were found on a single sample of each fruit.
vegetables
vegetables
  • Sweet bell peppers, celery, kale, lettuce, and carrots are the vegetables most likely to expose consumers to pesticides.
  • Celery had the highest of percentage of samples test positive for pesticides (94.1%)
  • sweet bell peppers (81.5 %)
  • carrots (82.3 %)
single vegetable
Single vegetable
  • Sweet bell peppers had the most pesticides detected on a single sample (11 found on one sample)
  • kale (10 found on one sample)
  • lettuce and celery (both with 9).
least likely to have pesticides
Least likely to have pesticides
  • onions
  • sweet corn
  • asparagus
  • sweet peas
  • cabbage
  • eggplant
  • broccoli
  • tomatoes
  • sweet potatoes.
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asparagus, sweet corn, and onions had no detectable residues on 90 percent or more of the samples.

  • Broccoli had the most pesticides found on a single type of vegetable, with up to 28 pesticides
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Fewer than 10 percent of pineapple, mango, and avocado samples had detectable pesticides on them, and fewer than one percent of samples had more than one pesticide residue

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