On [this] episode, we explore one of the most important topics in nutrition: produce and pesticides. Health experts, the government and environmental groups all agree that increasing consumption of conventional and organic produce can improve health and prevent diseases. So what about all those scary messages we hear in the media about pesticides?
Tune in to hear the facts about produce and pesticides, organic and conventional produce, regulations and safety standards, Farmer’s Markets, the pesticide residue calculator, how to wash your produce, and other important tips for enjoying more produce every day.
Teresa Thorne is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF), a non-profit organization comprised of both organic and conventional farmers. AFF’s mission is to deliver credible, science-based information to reassure consumers about the safety of all produce, whether it is organic or conventionally produced.
Original podcast episode: PODCAST EPISODE 097: PRODUCE AND PESTICIDES IN PERSPECTIVE – TERESA THORNE