I was thinking about some information CJ shared with me- apparently, some of the SWT grad students decided to get some bloodwork to see what toxins were in their body. Turns out the one person who is a vegetarian had the highest level of organic chemicals in his bloodstream.
Gives me cause to buy even more at Wheatsville Coop and less at HEB.
Twelve most pesticide-contaminated foods:
2. (tie) Bell Peppers, Green and Red
2. (tie) Spinach
4. Cherries, U.S.
6. Cantaloupe, Mexican
10. Green beans
11. Grapes, Chilean
Sources: Environmental Working Group, compiled from FDA and EPA data; Center for Science in the Public Interest. Nutrition Action Health Letter, January-February 1995, October 1994, May 1992, December 1991.