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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12289

5 July 2019
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SECTORAL POLICIES / Food safety
27.5% of food contains two or more pesticide residues without mixtures being evaluated, says PAN Europe
Brussels, 04/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

More than a quarter of the food consumed in Europe contains two or more pesticide residues and more than 60% of summer fruits (currants, sweet cherries, strawberries and bananas) contain a "cocktail" of pesticides that have not been evaluated as a mixture and are also dangerous to human health; this was the concern expressed by PAN Europe on Thursday 4 July. 

The NGO is based on the latest report published at the end of June by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which summarises the...

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