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Month: October 2019

Harmful Impact of Pesticides on Human Health and Environment

Harmful Impact of Pesticides on Human Health and Environment

Pesticides are used to kill living things and are released intentionally into our environment. Their residues are often found on conventionally grown produce. As per the latest report of US-based Environmental Working Group, it clearly says that nearly 70 percent of samples of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. As per The Dirty Dozen, approx 92 percent of nectarine tests contained at least two pesticides positioning them the third most polluted item, after strawberries and spinach. 33% of…

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