Effect of household and industrial processing on levels of some pesticide residues in carrots

Last updated on 9-4-2021 by Jill Alexandre

Public Access


Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding



Pesticides are widely used in conventional agriculture to obtain a better yield for crops. They can cause toxic effects (headaches, cancer, reproductive harm and endocrine disruption). The main exposure to pesticides for humans is via food (especially by fruit and vegetables). Processing food can affect the level of pesticide residues and in some special case, more toxic by-products can be formed during processing. Different studies have been related to measure concentrations of pesticide residues after home or industrial processing. However, many processing factors (residues level in proce…

Associated health topics:

QR code

QR code for this page URL