Pears

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

Human Health Effects:

8Known or Probable Carcinogens4
11Suspected Hormone Disruptors
7Neurotoxins
5 Developmental or Reproductive Toxins

Environmental Effects:

16 Honeybee Toxins5

Pesticide Residues Found in Pears:

What Pesticide? How Often is it Found?6 Conventional vs. Organic Toxicity7 Other Foods with this Pesticide
Pyrimethanil 40.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
o-Phenylphenol 26.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fludioxonil 22.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Acetamiprid 15.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Azinphos methyl 7.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Thiacloprid 6.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Diphenylamine (DPA) 6.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Spinetoram 5.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Clothianidin 5.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Imidacloprid 3.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Pyraclostrobin 3.7% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Buprofezin 3.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Phosmet 3.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Boscalid 3.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fenpyroximate 2.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Methoxyfenozide 2.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Endosulfan II 2.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Spirodiclofen 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Thiophanate methyl 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Iprodione 0.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Pyridaben 0.7% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Methidathion 0.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Cyhalothrin, Total (Cyhalothrin-L + R157836 epimer) 0.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Spinosad 0.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Chlorpyrifos 0.4% Conventional
vs. Organic