NEW YORK -- Retailers downplayed the effect a study on pesticide residue and produce will have on business, though they said they remain ready to respond to inquiries should shoppers express any concerns over the subject. Produce executives made the comments to SN following an article in the March edition of Consumer Reports that states that high levels of pesticide residue on some fruits and vegetables put young children at risk. "It was a little bit surprising," said Bruce Peterson, vice ...

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