Category Archives for "Data Bites"

Nov 03

Pesticide in Produce: Does Organic Matter?

By Amanda Rose | Data Bites , Tidbits

As you bite into a fresh apple, are you getting more than you bargained for? Do apples and other fruits and vegetables actually have pesticide residue? In 2002, researchers examined pesticide residue on common fruits and vegetables comparing conventionally-produced crops to those produced using an integrated pest management system and those that were certified organic […]

Continue reading
May 11

Organic Versus Conventional Produce: Is There a Difference?

By Amanda Rose | Data Bites , Tidbits

One controversial research question in the food science literature is whether organic produce has more nutritional value than conventionally-produced crops. A study out of Stanford made it to the Big Show this week — the New York Times covered its findings which suggest there is no difference in nutritional value. It did find some difference […]

Continue reading