Ever wondered which of your foods are covered in pesticides?
Wait…do you know what pesticides are?
Alright, here’s a definition…
Pesticides are chemical compounds that are used to kill pests, including insects, rodents, fungi and unwanted plants (weeds). Pesticides are used in public health to kill vectors of disease, such as mosquitoes, and in agriculture, to kill pests that damage crops.
It goes without saying that one would hope to avoid pesticides and the health risks it has to “offer.”
So, which foods are the most contaminated and which are the cleanest?
Here’s your answer!