USDA Releases New Reports on Antibiotics and Pesticide Residue

12/28/18: The USDA recently released two reports, one analyzing pesticide residue and one analyzing antibiotics in the US food supply. The pesticide report found that “In 2017, over 99 percent of the samples tested had residues well below the tolerances established by the EPA with 53 percent having no detectable pesticide residue”. The study also found that 3.3% of samples had residues of pesticides with no established tolerances.

Read more from the American Council of Science and Health here.