Did you know that 14 different pesticide residues were detected on one strawberry sample? 94% of strawberries tested were positive in residues.
Fifty-one pesticide residues were found on lettuce. Twelve are known carcinogens, 20 are hormone disruptors, 9 are neurotoxins, and 10 are developmental toxins.
Chemicals linked to cancer, obesity, and developmental disorders have been found on cranberries. Six are suspected hormone disrupters.
Fourteen of the 52 pesticide residues found on blueberries are neurotoxins that can harm brain development and contribute to a lower IQ.
So, buy organic from your local farmer.
From Carly Fraser’s Blog