Studies found exposure to pesticides may damage the brain growth of offspring in the womb and to a lesser extent may harm the adults as well. The study focused on the European Union.
The percentage of vegetables or fruits that may be detected with pesticides is also very high – 25% as Reuters reported. Apart from this Greenpeace is campaigning against genetically modified food. Pesticides are mixtures of chemicals used to protect plants damage from insects and other harmful species.