Monday, November 24, 2008

Organic Produce..Which Ones? All?

Not so fast. The Environmental Working Group suggests using the following while shopping.
Choose organic foods for those products that typically have high pesticide residues, like apples, bell peppers, celery and strawberries. But for commercially-farmed products that have low pesticide levels, like avocados, onions and pineapples, you can save money by buying nonorganic varieties.
Here's a link from them to the wallet guide for organic produce, based on how much pesticide is found in each fruit or vegetable.

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