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Final set of 2009 pesticide residue figures released

The Pesticide Residues Committee (PRC) today published its final quarterly report for food 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 781 out of 1415 samples of 28 different foods tested had no detectable residues.

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