Fruits and vegetables with pesticides in the EU have tripled in ten years. The increase in PFAS detected in a decade is 220% for EU fruit and 274% forEU vegetables.

The steepest increase recorded in apricots (+333%), peaches (+362%) and strawberries (+534%). Within the EU, that organization identified the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Spain, Portugal and Greece as the main producers of foods with PFAS. "Farmers are generally not aware that they are spraying 'forever pesticides' on their crops," adds PAN Europe.