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64% of vegetables in Thailand are unsafe

by VTV426 November 2017 Last updated at 11:39 AM

VTV.vn - 64% of popular vegetables sold at shopping malls and markets in Thailand are unsafe, according to the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-Pan).

Thai-Pan conducted inspection on 13 popular Thai vegetables, including Chinese kale, pennywort and climbing wattle. Many of these popular vegetables were found contaminated with harmful chemicals exceeding the maximum residue limit (MRL).  Herbicide paraquat topped the list of toxic chemicals, as it made up 38% of the residues. Others include glyphosate (6%) and atrazine (4%).

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