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Has anyone read this?

Looking for comments or thoughts on this, the pesticide thing is downright scary but I thought I’d open up a forum for it in case this is ill informed or otherwise.

http://foodbabe.com/2013/08/21/do-you-know-whats-really-in-your-tea/

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yyz said

The Canadian Food Inspection agency published a report on Pesticide residues in commercially available teas. They found that the situation is improving with 75% of the teas being in compliance with residue levels in 2010-2011 vs 59% in 2009. However most residues were found in Oolongs with Black teas having the lowest percentages, The sampling for white teas was really small, probably too small to be statistically significant.

You can read a summary here:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/chemical-residues-microbiology/chemical-residues/pesticides/eng/1351913846907/1351913943956

Oh That’s awesome! Thank you!! Scary to find people are kind of slipping under the radar

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