US research urges organic fruit and veg

The Organic Center, based in Boulder Colorado USA has concluded that the conversion of all eight million acres of U.S. produce farms (horticultural land) from “conventional” to organic would reduce pesticide dietary risks by some 97 per cent.

The Organic Center says this is the first-ever quantitative estimate of the degree to
which pesticide risks from food can be eliminated through adoption of organic
farming methods

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