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Are organic fruit, veggies worth the extra cost?

“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 study — published this past fall — found that some pesticides disappeared from the children’s urine after going organic.”