American Academy of Pediatrics: Organic Food not Safer or Healthier

“Organic foods have fewer pesticides, aren’t necessarily better, influential pediatricians say,” by Lisa Morrison.
CHICAGO — Parents who want to reduce their kids’ exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren’t necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods, the nation’s leading pediatricians group says in its first advice on organics. Science hasn’t proven that eating pesticide-free food makes people any healthier, the American Academy of Pediatrics said. Read the full Associated Press story in The Washington Post.

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