Are fruits that are grown using pesticides dangerous to eat?



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    Yes.  If the pesticides are not washed off the fruits prior to consumption, there is a definite danger.  NC State University argues that the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables outweighs the risk.

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    Fruits and vegetables grown in the “conventional” manner, which involves the use of pesticides, can contain trace amounts of those pesticides.  If you want to eliminate this risk, but cannot afford to buy all organic produce, check out this website’s list of which types of produce tend to have higher levels of pesticide residue, and which ones are safer to buy conventional.

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