UK: Pesticides banned in baby food but double standard remains, says FoE
New European regulations have effectively make it illegal for processed infant foods to contain any pesticide residues because "there are at present doubts as to the adequacy of existing acceptable daily intake values (ADIs) for the protection of infants and young children", but environmental group Friends of the Earth (FoE) insisted today [Monday] that it would be double standards not to apply the same strict limits to fresh fruit and vegetables, which are routinely fed to infants.
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