One of the most popular health foods, kale has been labeled as one of the "worst" vegetables for an over-average contamination of pesticide residues, including one classified by the Environmental Protection Agency since 1995 as a possible human carcinogen.  "EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce" states that the US Department of Agriculture shows that "more than 92 percent of calf samples have detected two or more pesticide residues and a single sample could contain up to 18 different residues. "  The report compiles data from the USDA and the US Food and Drug Administration on an annual basis.
Before testing, all fruits and vegetables were washed and peeled, indicating that some pesticides remained just after washing.
According to the result, the number of pesticides found on bare has increased significantly, and it is the third "dirtiest" vegetable, under spinach as number two and strawberry as number one. 9659002] Among the most discovered pesticides on bare bones was Dacthal, a possible human carcinogen that has been banned for use in Europe since 2009.
The report states: "Kale and spinach samples averaged 1
Those who seek to reduce the amount of pesticides they consume can look at organic food, the report says.