Inconvenient Truth: There Are Pesticide Residues on Organics

Inconvenient Truth: There Are Pesticide Residues on Organics

Inconvenient Truth: There Are Pesticide Residues on Organics

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\ February 8, 2016 /

A recent review article in the scientific journal Nature Plants makes the claim that organic produces “foods that contain less (or no) pesticide residues, compared with conventional farming.” That’s not what the latest USDA-PDP (Pesticide Data Program) information about pesticide residues says. What that transparent source of tax payer-supported research indicates is that 40 different synthetic pesticide residues were detected on organic food samples at levels similar to what was seen for the comparable conventional food samples.

Visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevensavage/2016/02/08/inconvenient-truth-there-are-pesticide-residues-on-organics/#5a7693d8b9d8 to read the full article.

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