24 Jun '11, 8pm

Organic and Pesticide FreeNot So Fast: Ask anyone worth their weight in organic food what the definition of orga...

Organic and Pesticide FreeNot So Fast: Ask anyone worth their weight in organic food what the definition of orga...

Ask anyone worth their weight in organic food what the definition of organic is, and they will probably say something along the lines of, “food that is made without chemicals, pesticides, or additives.” This seems accurate and reasonable enough, but it is not entirely correct. I found this out a few months back when I was interviewing a farmer – a farmer who was, by the way, a huge advocate of organic farming practices, and he gave me an earful. He told me about copper sulfate (a heavy metal) being liberally poured onto organic tomato crops to stave off blight, and something called PyGanic, which is a natural form of insecticide, but also a neurotoxin that is especially bad for the farmer or farm worker (not to mention the consumer). I had heard much about stray bits of pesticides blowing over organic crops, or circumstantial pesticides in the water feeding organic vegetab...

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