Pesticide residues on food at safe levels

Pesticide residues on food at safe levels

PESTICIDE residues detected on a variety of recently sampled food products are below the tolerances established by the Environmental Protection Agency and "do not pose a safety concern," according to data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service.

The 2013 "Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary," officially released on Dec. 19, 2014, showed that more than 99% of the products sampled through PDP had residu

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