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Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace said on Tuesday that an investigation it had conducted found tea bags sold in China by Unilever‘s Lipton brand contained unsafe levels of pesticide residue, though Unilever said the product was safe and to standard.

Greenpeace said in a statement that in March it randomly purchased several boxes of Lipton tea bags sold in two Beijing stores and sent them to an independent laboratory for pesticide residue testing.

“The testing found that all four Lipton samples contained pesticides that exceeded the EU’s maximum levels of residue, while three samples contained pesticides unapproved by the EU,” the group said.

“Some of the detected pesticides are also banned for use in tea production by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture.”

Greenpeace named one of the pesticides it found as the insecticide Bifenthrin, which is banned in the European Union.

Unilever said in a statement posted on its official…

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