Should Bananas Be Organic?

Bananas should be organic.

“More than 90 per cent of the world’s commercially produced bananas are grown in plantations in Latin America, Africa and Asia. The most contaminated produce in any supermarket is likely to be either grapes or bananas.”

A study carried out by UK’s Food Standards Agency found that “lead-tainted imports from China can often end up on people’s shopping lists”. Tests revealed multiple Chinese imports contaminated with high levels of heavy metals like cadmium, lead and arsenic.”

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