Thursday, May 24, 2007

Is That Safe to Eat?

excerpt from Family Circle Magazine, May 2007

Buying organic fruits and veggies is expensive, but it may pay off in certain cases. Research suggests that you can lower your pesticide exposure by up to 90% by avoiding the 12 most contaminated varieties (These are shown in the chart to the left under high in pesticides) and opting for organic instead.
Brooks Tropicals' editorial note: papayas and avocadoes are listed in the 'Low in Pesticides' column.