Most supermarket apples contain pesticides, test shows

Most apples on sale in Austria are laced with pesticides, a consumer magazine report has shown.Consumer information magazine Konsument said today (Thurs) 12 of the 16 samples it took contained chemical agents. It added that the discovered amounts were nevertheless below the allowed concentration.The magazine also pointed out that none of the 104 organic fruits and vegetables on sale in leading Austrian supermarket chains it checked held any pesticides.