Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Panax-Pseudoginseng-Farm-in-Yunnan-27MZIFV9415U.htmlConceptually similarPanax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04LYJCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04LYKCompleted★★★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04M40Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04M41Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04M55Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04M54Completed★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04LXOCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04LXPCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanGP04M57Completed★★★★View AllGP04M56Panax Pseudoginseng Farm in YunnanA farmer from the Miao ethnic minority group sprays pesticide on his Panax pseudoginseng field. Dehou Town, Wenshan County, Yunnan Province. The Wenshan Prefecture is the origin and the main production area where almost 98 percent of China's total pseudoginseng fields are. Greenpeace is currently investigating pesticide residue in Chinese herbal medicine and highlighting the need to end the use of toxic chemicals in industrial agriculture.Locations:China-East Asia-Yunnan ProvinceDate:11 May, 2013Credit:© Simon Lim / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4088px X 2486pxKeywords:Agricultural processes-Agriculture-Chemical industry-Chemicals-Day-Farmers-Farming practices-KWCI (GPI)-Medications-One person-Pesticides-Plantations-Plants-SAGE (campaign title)-Spraying-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Pesticide Residue in Chinese Herbal MedicineGreenpeace East Asia is currently investigating pesticide residue in Chinese herbal medicine and highlighting the need to end the use of toxic chemicals in industrial agriculture. Chinese herbal products are trusted and used as food ingredients for healing purposes in soups, stir fries and teas by millions of people around the world. However the Greenpeace investigation has revealed that these herbs are covered in pesticide residue considered illegal in China and highly hazardous by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The findings are just another example of the failure of chemicals based industrial agriculture to deliver healthy foods for people.Related Collections:Chinese Herbs: Elixir of Health or Pesticides Cocktail?