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On a recent trip, I found an article in a local paper discussing the need to buy organic strawberries. Most of us know that non-organic berries are more likely to absorb (non-organic) fertilizers and pesticides. In fact, out of most of the fruits and veggies, they rank number one. See the dirty dozen at the Environmental Working Group .
What struck me as interesting was that the article mentions that the state of California asked a group of scientists to evaluate the risks and dangers of applying methyl iodide to strawberry crops. Here was the results:
If you haven’t been watching Dr Oz on television, then you might not have heard about the high levels of arsenic in apple juice. Apple juice made from apple juice concentrate, 60% of which comes from China, has been linked to high levels of arsenic. Why is this a concern? Arsenic along with other heavy metals is known to cause cancer.
Since I have a family, I have become more discerning about the food I make for them. Yes, I cook more than we eat out. I could usually use convenience foods to get the job done. However, I recently found out that varies canned foods I buy at the supermarket might not be the best choice for me and my family. Canned beans and tomatoes save me time in the kitchen, but may be putting my health at risk.