Going organic for one week cuts pesticide exposure study in Australia shows

A study by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology has found that eating a mainly organic diet for just seven days can reduce pesticide exposure in adults by almost 90%. Lead investigator Dr Liza Oates commented: “Conventional food production commonly uses organophosphate pesticides (which are banned in organic farming in Europe), which are neurotoxins that act on the nervous system of insects – and humans.”
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