Matthew's Foray into Blogging

Sunday, November 27, 2005

“Organic Doesn’t Mean Free of Pesticides”

As much as I like the skins on potatoes (mashed, baked, au gratin, scalloped), maybe I should be peeling them. Even organic potatoes, carrots, and other root vegetables contain chemicals, sometimes in higher concentrations than conventionally grown produce, according to an article in Science News. Or I could give up eating potatoes, carrots, and other root vegetables. And produce altogether. And meat. And fish. We have really ruined our environment.


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