Friday, 17 January 2014

CBC: Pesticide Residue Found On Half Of Organic Produce In Canada

Nearly half the organic fresh fruits and vegetables tested across Canada in the past two years contained pesticide residue, according to a CBC News analysis of data supplied by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Read full CBC article ...

Aquaponics on the other hand is by necessity natural produce. If any chemical or synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers are used, the fish could die. Even most approved organic pesticides could kill the fish (an integral and required part of a functioning system). So whenever you eat aquaponically grown food, you're never more sure of it being free of all those toxins.

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