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Beware: Peppers, Pears and Grapes From Turkey Are Most Toxic Produce In Europe, Study Finds

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27 Mar., 2012, Green Prophet

Fresh produce stands like this one are popular all over Turkey. But these colorful displays contain a toxic blend of pesticides, according to a new Greenpeace report (in German).

Of 76 different fruits and vegetables recently evaluated, Turkish peppers contained the most excessive and dangerous amounts of pesticide chemicals, according to Food Without Pesticides, a new 26-page guide to European food released this week by Greenpeace Germany.

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Written by juliaharte

March 27, 2012 at 11:02 pm

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