Blueberries, Frozen

21 Pesticide Residues Found by the USDA Pesticide Data Program1,2,3

Human Health Effects:

4Known or Probable Carcinogens4
8Suspected Hormone Disruptors
6Neurotoxins
2 Developmental or Reproductive Toxins

Environmental Effects:

8 Honeybee Toxins5

Pesticide Residues Found in Blueberries, Frozen:

What Pesticide? How Often is it Found?6 Conventional vs. Organic Toxicity7 Other Foods with this Pesticide
Boscalid 61.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Pyraclostrobin 61.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Cyprodinil 40.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Captan 40.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Malathion 27.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fenbuconazole 22.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Tetrahydrophthalimide (THPI) 22.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Phosmet 22.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Chlorothalonil 20.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Azoxystrobin 16.7% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Iprodione 16.7% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Esfenvalerate+Fenvalerate Total 15.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fludioxonil 11.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Tebufenozide 11.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Imidacloprid 11.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Azinphos methyl 11.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Bifenthrin 5.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fenpropathrin 5.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Chlorpyrifos 5.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Methomyl 5.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Carbaryl 5.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods


Footnotes

1. Tests for any given food are often conducted in multiple years. In all cases WhatsOnMyFood shows only the most recent test year. The test results for Blueberries, Frozen come from test year 2008.

2. All pesticide residue results on this page and elsewhere on the WhatsOnMyFood website were obtained by the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pesticide Data Program (PDP)

3. Punzi, JS, Lamont, M, Haynes, D, Epstein, RL, USDA Pesticide Data Program: Pesticide Residues on Fresh and Processed Fruit and Vegetables, Grains, Meats, Milk, and Drinking Water, Outlooks on Pesticide Management, June, 2005. Available online

4. All toxicological data was either compiled for this site — typically from U.S. EPA reregistration eligibility decisions — or obtained from data compiled for the PesticideInfo website

5. Includes pesticides that are moderately acutely toxic, highly acutely toxic or chronically toxic to honeybees.

6. The percentage found is for all four of the following combinations combined: domestic or imported, and conventional or organic. To see data broken down into each of these combinations separately, click on "Conventional vs. Organic."

7. A pesticide residue may not be listed as carcinogenic, neurotoxic, hormone-disrupting or as a reproductive or developmental toxicant for either of two reasons: (1) it may have been studied for toxicity in one or more of these categories and the weight of the evidence did not support designating it as toxic, or (2) it may not have been studied.

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