Could Be, There are Five Types of Pesticides in Your Food Spraying with Pesticide (Thinkstockphoto)
Over the past 25 years, Paul Rozin, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania conducted research on human food choice judging from biology, psychology, and anthropology. According to him, now the fun and the biggest concern should be addressed in what we eat.
This is related to the use of pesticides that are used on most crops to be consumed by humans. Ahmad Sulaiman, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural find facts on the ground that the use of pesticides among farmers seems to be obligatory, even better no pests or not. "This is because the farmers are afraid to face the risk of crop failure," he said.
Ahmad explained, that the vegetable crops such as mustard greens or caysim, cucumber, and cinnamon, not separated from the spraying of pesticides in the frequency of very intense. As another example, spraying pesticides on plants that are fruiting strawberries can be done once every five days.
For example longan fruit, spraying is done from flowering until fruit is ready for harvest. While wine sprayed by more than five types of pesticides. Not stopping there, "post-harvest processing, the fruit wax so durable, and so as not moldy, given the fungicide," says Ahmad. It will ensure the freshness of the fruit that are resistant to the year.
The professor also said that according to research conducted by experts in Indonesia ranging from 1998 to 2004, almost all kinds of local vegetables tested contained pesticide residues, some of which contain more than one type and exceeds the threshold.
How can we avoid the vegetables and fruits that are made from these chemicals? One solution is to ensure that organic processed foods, free of pesticides and chemical fertilizers in cultivation. But is organic food is expensive? Read Organic Food in contradiction search.
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DatePublished: October 21, 2014 at 19:56
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