Nectarines

Nectarines

Nectarines

What do we know about the nectarines?

Almost every sample of imported nectarines (smooth peach) showed numerous traces of pesticides. USDA employees claim that the Mature fruit of medium size may contain more chemicals than any other food.

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What do we know about nectarines?

Almost every sample of imported nectarines (smooth peach) showed numerous traces of pesticides. USDA employees claim that the Mature fruit of medium size may contain more chemicals than any other food.

Hazard to humans:

33 Carcinogens: known or potential
6 Substances that violate endocrine function
5 Neurotoxins
9 Substances with reproductive toxicity / teratogenic effect

Residual quantity of pesticides was found in nectarine:

What is a pesticide?How often found?Toxicity
Formetanate hydrochloride 53.2%
Fludioxonil 43.4%  
Phosmet 32.3%
Iption 31.9%
Azinphos-methyl 22.7%
Fenhexamid 16.5%  
chlorpyrifos 10.0%
Propiconazol 8.6%
Pyrimethanil 3.9%  
Carbaryl 3.1%
Cyprodinil 1.6%  
Methomyl 1.6%
o-Phenylphenol 1.3%
Pyraclostrobin 1.2%  
Pyrimethanil 1.2%
Tebuconazole 0.9%
Captan 0.9%
Endosulfan II 0.6%
Propargite 0.6%
Azoxistrobin 0.4%  
Diazinon 0.4%
Endosulfan sulfate 0.3%  
Myclobutanil 0.3%
Acephate 0.3%
Methamidophos 0.3%
Cyhalothrin, epimer R157836 0.1%
Lambda-cyhalothrin 0.1%
Cyfluthrin 0.1%  
Esfenvalerate 0.1%
Triadimenol 0.1%
Dicofol p,p' 0.1%
trans Permethrin 0.1%
CIS Permethrin 0.1%
Legend of toxicity
Carcinogenicity Violation of endocrine functions Neurotoxicity Reproductive toxicity / teratogenic effect
Have a carcinogenic effect Effect supposedly contains Neurotoxicity contains Effect
it is Likely that the carcinogenic effect contains      
the Carcinogenic effect, may have  

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Nectarines

Nectarines

What do we know about the nectarines?

Almost every sample of imported nectarines (smooth peach) showed numerous traces of pesticides. USDA employees claim that the Mature fruit of medium size may contain more chemicals than any other food.

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