The study, released earlier this month, concluded that, "nonorganically raised fruits, vegetables, animals and animal products are no less nutritious than organic foods and that they did not have significantly higher residues of pesticides."
Though some may think this is their excuse not to spend that extra cash in the "organic" section, I remain skeptical.
First of all, I utter a big hmm at the word "significantly." Apparently, so does a U.C. Berkeley environmental science professor.
“Their view is very U.S.-centric … they are missing all of the studies done in Germany, which have consistently shown that (organic foods) contain higher vitamin C and antioxidants, which fight free radicals,” professor Miguel Altieri tells The Californian. “It was a very subjective methodology.”
|Bell Organics in Draper, UT pride themselves on |
sustainably growing and distributing produce.
**Read a great article about the debate HERE.