Do you make it a point to soak your vegetables in water before cooking them? Pesticides used are poisonous, though their use is permitted on farm products as products are safe to eat after adequate dilution of the pesticide content, according to Tang Bowen, director of Nanning agriculture bureau.
The current drought in China's southeast area has contributed to tainted veggies which is a worry in China currently.
Some people resort to home remedies made from fruits and vegetables and acne home remedies are one of them. You may want to be extra careful if you are in China especially in Nanning, capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China. Refer to The Daily Chili for more information on the tainted vegetable situation.