Permalink: https://photo.greenpeace.org/archive/Panax-Pseudoginseng-at-Market-in-Yunnan-27MZIFV94SN2.htmlConceptually similarPanax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LXVCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYRCompleted★★★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04M59Completed★★★★A traditional Chinese medicine shop in YunnanGP04LXXCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LXTCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYQCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYUCompleted★★★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYVCompleted★★★★Panax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanGP04LYWCompleted★★★★View AllGP04M5APanax Pseudoginseng at Market in YunnanA worker shovels Panax pseudoginseng plant, or 'Sanqi', into a bag for a buyer at an open air market in Wenshan, Yunnan Province. This traditional Chinese medicinal herb is openly traded in this market frequented by many middlemen and small scale wholesalers. 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:12 May, 2013Credit:© Simon Lim / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4256px X 2832pxKeywords:Agriculture-Day-East Asian ethnicities-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Markets-Medications-People-Pesticides-Plants-SAGE (campaign title)-Toxics (campaign title)-TradeShoot: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?