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Third set of 2009 pesticide residue figures released

The Pesticide Residues Committee today published its third quarterly report for samples collected in 2009.

The report found that the majority of foods had no detectable residues and those that did contain pesticides were not likely to be harmful to health. Tests found that 656 out of 911 samples of 14 different foods tested had no detectable residues.

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