7:33am , Tuesday 11th May 2021

Palestine’s Contaminated Vegetables: From Farm to Table, Without Regulation

3 November 2020

This investigation reveals the presence of agricultural pesticide residue in high proportions in vegetables offered to the Palestinian consumer in violation of the specifications and standards of the Codex Alimentarius issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization, harming the consumer’s health amid weak oversight and conflict of powers between the Ministries of Agriculture and Health.

Analysis of vegetable samples was carried out in 2017 and 2020, and the situation remained the same.


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