The Consumer Council warns that not all vegetables billed as organic are pesticide-free. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong consumer watchdog finds pesticide residue in almost half of vegetable samples – including some labelled ‘organic’

Two samples from mainland China had pesticide levels exceeding Maximum Residue Limit, while another two from mainland and the US had high levels of cadmium

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The Consumer Council warns that not all vegetables billed as organic are pesticide-free. Photo: David Wong
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