There’s no escaping pesticide residue, claim organic leaders

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‘We live in a polluted world,’ says a spokesperson for the Organic Council of Ontario


#1 - I thought there were strict rules regarding packing organic apples in the same facility as conventional apples. I thought the equipoment had to be thoroughly washed.

#2 - I don't believe 24% of organic apples are contaminated with this fungicide@ the levels claimed (7% of the conventional apples) by the CFIA. I don't believe it. You could 'accidentally' throw in one sprayed apple and make it look like the other organic apples were contaminated.

#3 - If the big organic companies are doing this, and then acting like 'oh well, it's not bad. there are pesticides in north pole.' then those big organic companies are as bad as the chemical companies. They are watering down the standards for profit.

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