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New USDA Data Shows 85% of Foods Tested Have Pesticide Residues

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on November 30, 2016 - 11:25am

As Americans gather with their families for Thanksgiving this week, new government data offers a potentially unappetizing assessment of the U.S. food supply—Residues of many types of bug-killing pesticides, fungicides and weed killing chemicals have been found in roughly 85 percent of thousands of foods tested.

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