The Environmental Working Group (EWG) links these pesticides to chemical weapons designed by Nazis. For more info’ on this, and much more, take a look at this wonderful film The Worm is Turning
While organophosphates have received less research attention than some of the other of our top 12 #EndocrineDisruptors I’m highlighting this week – early reviews suggest that these compounds can and do have neurotoxic effects on children, especially.
It’s best to avoid food that’s been sprayed with any toxic chemicals at all. At least look for ‘spray -free’. You’ll find produce like this at a local farmer’s market. Or in your veggie patch.