TITLE

BUT WHAT ABOUT PESTICIDES: ORGANICS ON THE RISE

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Karen Wilk
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
FoodService Director;01/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the growth of organic food production in the United States. Expected growth of organic food sales in the country; Dangers of pesticides in organic foods; Tips to reduce exposure to pesticides.
ACCESSION #
4064993

 

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