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“For parents concerned about the effect of the pesticides used in conventional food production, buying organic makes sense, University of Washington research shows. Children eating non-organic foods were switched for five days to an organic diet and pesticide levels were measured in their urine before and after the change. The …

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“‘Modern farming, with its chemicals and pesticides — which are there purely for the sake of increased yield and increased profit — are not doing us a favour,’ [Guy] Dauncey explains. ‘Since we started modern farming, the quantity of nutrients in the soil have fallen by an average of 50 …

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