Greenpeace: “One in Two Brazilian Fruits Contains Pesticides Banned in the EU”

President Jair Bolsonaro's government has released 826 new pesticides, in less than two years. The number of agricultural workers in Brazil with pesticide poisoning is said to be rising.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As reported by Greenpeace Austria, the environmental organization has detected banned pesticides in mangoes, papayas, and melons imported from Brazil.

An independent laboratory determined during investigations that one in every two fruits was contaminated with pesticides that are banned in the European Union.

"Our test shows an alarming cycle: European agrochemical companies make millions of dollars . . .

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