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Report on Toxic Foods Intensifies Calls for Organic Shift

Report on Toxic Foods Intensifies Calls for Organic Shift COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new food-safety report is underlining the need for increased supports to increase organic food production in Ohio.

The study included samples collected in central Ohio by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, and revealed some store-brand foods produced and sold by Albertson’s, Costco, Kroger and Walmart contain residues of toxic pesticides.

Report co-author Kendra Klein, senior staff scientist with Friends of the Earth, said the findings illustrate why consumers are increasingly turning to organic foods that decrease exposure to toxic pesticides.
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Report on Toxic Foods Intensifies Calls for Organic Shift

Report on Toxic Foods Intensifies Calls for Organic Shift COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new food-safety report is underlining the need for increased supports to increase organic food production in Ohio.

The study included samples collected in central Ohio by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, and revealed some store-brand foods produced and sold by Albertson’s, Costco, Kroger and Walmart contain residues of toxic pesticides.

Report co-author Kendra Klein, senior staff scientist with Friends of the Earth, said the findings illustrate why consumers are increasingly turning to organic foods that decrease exposure to toxic pesticides.
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