Strawberries top list of pesticide-laced food: EU report

March 12, 2015 6:32 PM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nearly half of food products in Europe contain residues of pesticides, with strawberries the most likely to exceed legal limits, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said on Thursday.

The official EU body also found traces of pesticides in organic foods, though it said its analysis of almost 81,000 food samples found the risk of any negative impact on health was low.

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