Pesticides are all chemical-based agricultural pesticides used for protection against living organisms [insects-mushroom-acarus-bacteria] that are harmful for plants during production process. Use of agricultural pesticides increase production, however; wrong use of such pesticides may leave residues on fruits and vegetables that we consume. Oil-based agricultural pesticides can not be completely decontaminated by water and traditional methods and accumulate on human body as toxin with the foods we consume. Agricultural risks caused by hormones are less than pesticide residues.

Health problems caused by pesticides are given below:
  • Acute intoxications
  • Cancer
  • Birth defects
  • Sterility
  • Damage to nervous system
  • Immune system disorders
  • Lymphoma
  • Inflammation to small intestine and internal membranes