What’s In Our Food: Keeping Consumers Safe With Highly Sensitive Analytical Test Methods

Get your analysis right… right from the start. Contributed by Agilent Technologies. Accelerate & Simplify Comprehensive Pesticide Residue Testing In Food Samples Pesticides used to protect crops from disease or harmful organisms during production, storage, and transportation have potential toxicity. Pesticide residues remaining in or on commodities such as vegetables,…

Are Organic Fruits And Vegetables Really That Safe And Healthy?

By Yip See Chung According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales in the United States have increased by a record of 12.8% in 2020, reaching a new high of $56.4 billion. With more than 15% of fruits and vegetables sold in the United States being organic, fresh organic…

Would You Like To Feed Your Baby “Pesticide-Fortified” Food?

Pesticides are widely used in the agriculture world to improve crop yields and increase the production of food. However, studies have shown that a diet laced with pesticides that are present at levels above the acceptable daily intake (ADI) can lead to more damage than we thought.1 Children and babies…
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