Wednesday 23 May 2018

US 'must test pesticide-coated apples'

US-grown apples are widely coated with a pesticide that has been newly banned in the European Union amid health concerns, and the US is at least a year behind in a required scientific assessment of the pesticide, an environmental group said.


Bumper apple crop in US

Apple harvest is in full swing in the United States and the crop is expected to be much more than last year’s. The latest US apple industry forecast estimates that this year’s total crop will be roughly 241 million bushels of apples. That

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