Search results for “pesticide residues”:

Reducing Pesticide Dietary Risk — Avoiding “Hot Potatoes”

“Hot Potatoes” — Which Foods, Where From, Grown How, Pose the Highest Risks? The Dietary Risk Index system provides, for the first time, a way to determine where a variety of foods land along the dietary risk continuum. DRI values gradually rise along the dietary risk continuum from the lower-risk, left one-half (shown in green […]

Pesticide Dietary Risks

This graphic illustrates the six key factors that drive pesticide dietary exposure. Historically, excessive dietary exposure and risk has been the predominant reason why the EPA has taken action to reduce the use of an already-registered pesticide. Likewise, the data required and depth of analysis conducted by EPA is far greater in the case of […]