The Produce Problem Putting YOU at Risk

Consumer Reports recently released the data from a jaw-dropping investigation into our food supply.

Once you hear the details, you may never look at the produce aisle in quite the same way…

After all, every fruit and vegetable in it could put you and your loved ones in danger.

Let me explain…

Pesticides are chemicals meant to keep pests away from crops.

This would be fine if that’s all they did, but pesticide exposure is linked to a whole laundry list of health nightmares, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and Parkinson’s.

Our hardworking farm workers and their families, suffer the most because they’re constantly exposed to these nasty chemicals at higher levels. But everyone who eats food… that is, ALL of us—is at risk.

In an investigation by the independent nonprofit organization Consumer Reports (CR), experts analyzed seven years of pesticide data covering nearly 30,000 samples of 59 fruits and vegetables from the Department of Agriculture.

They found that pesticides posed SIGNIFICANT risks in 20 percent of them. The worst of the lot were…

  • bell peppers,
  • blueberries,
  • green beans,
  • potatoes,
  • and strawberries.

Shockingly, the team also found residues of a pesticide that has been banned for over a decade in green beans, raising serious questions about the effectiveness of our food regulatory system.

It’s high time for more rigorous testing and stricter monitoring of pesticide residues in our produce. If we don’t tighten the reins, we risk feeding our families potentially toxic food.

In the meantime, the best solution is to buy organic whenever possible or head to your local farmer’s market and buy your produce from someone who can tell you how it was grown.

P.S. Tired of bland, tasteless strawberries? You’ll never believe what’s to blame! CLICK for the fix.

Source:

Roberts, C., Some of our favorite fruits and vegetables carry unhealthy levels of chemicals, Consumer Reports, Published: April 18, 2024, Updated: May 17, 2024, [consumerreports. org]

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