Pesticide Residues in Total-Diet Samples

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Science  07 Jan 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3706, pp. 101-104
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3706.101


Small amounts of pesticide residues were found in food samples from 18 markets consisting of 82 foods collected from three different geographical areas. The samples were separated into twelve similar classes of foods, made ready to eat, and analyzed by methods capable of detecting small quantities of 50 common pesticide chemicals.