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are there any stores online that i can buy food without having to worry about pesticides?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Pesticides in Food: Organic farming generally does not use synthetic chemical pesticides. Toxic residues are the exception, and pesticide cocktails are very rare. For this reason, babies and small children should be given only organic products to eat. Please note that fair trade products are guaranteed organic products only when they are labelled as such.
Answered on Aug 7, 2012

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