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Q: Is tea the only thing that's safe to ingest in China?

I'm always second-guessing stuff that I buy to eat here, always afraid. Fruit's a big one, and no matter how much of them I peel or whatever, I always get the feeling I'm eating something toxic.

Got me thinking - is tea the only thing that's safe to drink/eat here in China?

7 years 38 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - China

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I truly do not wish to scare you, but who told you that no pesticide is used on tea leaves?.

The problem actually is not the use of pesticides, but the improper handling of them, and the high concentration used either because a lack of knowledge or care.....

About the onlt thing you can do is to submerge fruits and vegetables in water for a few minutes, and then one by one rinse them with running water while rubbing your hand over them.    Maybe I am also paranoid, but I do even rinse in water beef, pork, chicken and any other food that I buy before cooking it.

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