Tea pesticide flavoured
your morning cup of Darjeeling tea could be lemon or honey flavoured. It could also be pesticide flavoured. That is because the tea estates in Darjeeling continue to use large amounts of pesticides to increase production. In turn, they perpetuate potential health hazards for the estate workers and the consumers, besides killing their own exports.
Annual production of tea was once as high as 15 million kg. A meagre portion of the overall produce from the country, yet a renowned product. The label