STUDY: BABY FOOD HAS UNSAFE PESTICIDE LEVELS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- About 77,000 infants each day ingest unsafe levels of insecticides, according to a new study calling for a complete ban of organophosphate pesticides in commercial baby food.According to the Environmental Working Group, an activist group here, commercial baby food is the primary source for most organophosphate insecticide residue ingested by children under a year old. The highest

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- About 77,000 infants each day ingest unsafe levels of insecticides, according to a new study calling for a complete ban of organophosphate pesticides in commercial baby food.

According to the Environmental Working Group, an activist group here, commercial baby food is the primary source for most organophosphate insecticide residue ingested by children under a year old. The highest levels of residue are found in baby food, apple juice, pears, applesauce and peaches,

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