Since they are grown without pesticides, do organic fruits and vegetables need to be washed?

Timothy Griffin, PhD, the Teri and Barry Volpert Family Professor in Nutrition, Agriculture, and Sustainable Food Systems at Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, answers: “It is not the case that all organic produce is grown without pesticides. U.S. Organic Standards allow the use of certain pesticides on organic crops. These are mostly […]
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