Is it true that one cup of coffee contains more pesticides that all the food you would eat in a year?

Is it true that one cup of coffee contains more pesticides that all the food you would eat in a year?

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  1. No. While there are countries that use pesticides on coffee (save for most coffee from Yemen, Ethiopia, and Sumatra, or certified organic coffee), there’s pretty much none found in coffee that you drink.
    When coffee is harvested, the cherries are washed and the outer fruit separated from the bean. The bean is soaked, fermented, rinsed, dried, and then roasted. Whatever pesticides were sprayed on the coffee are removed or destroyed during the processing. However, if you are doing something other than drinking roasted coffee — for example if you were using the green seeds or coffee cherries, then it may be a concern.
    That said, you might still want to purchase organic coffee if you are concerned about the effects that pesticides might have on the environment or the people growing the coffee crops.

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