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

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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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