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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A deadly pesticide for bees was the most frequently found in a government survey that analyses pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables sold throughout the country.

The result of the new edition of the Program for Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Food, PARA, was released by the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) last week and also showed that in 51 percent of the tests performed some amount of pesticide residue was found in food.

In the research, which tested 4,616 samples of 14 foods, the active ingredient Imidacloprid was the most commonly found. It is . . .

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