Means that products are tested for pesticide residues and sets limits of detection for each specific pesticide residues. However this label does not mean that there were no pesticides used.
Certification company SCS requires all farmers, packers and distributors to submit a post-harvest report; full disclosure form; outlining all of the chemicals that are used throughout the shipping and marketing process. SCS performs on-site inspections, field sampling of products and laboratory analyses, in addition to residue testing. SCS does publish a list of pesticides tested in the program.
Learn more: Certified Pesticide Residue Free website
Conformity with Certified Pesticide Residue Free's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).
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Last updated: 26 May 2016