Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2012
According to the article, “studies found that pesticide residue lurked on 38 percent of conventional food samples and on only 7 percent of the organic samples. Organic fruits and vegetables had a 30 percent lower risk of pesticide contamination than regular produce. Two studies found kids who ate organic food had ‘significantly lower levels’ of pesticide residue in their urine.” In addition, the article reports that any trace of pesticides on organic products has either been carried by a breeze from surrounding organic farms or come from pesticides that were soaked into the soil years before.
Additionally, NorthJersey.com reports that, it is suggested the organic industry aids the environment. The article explains that by avoiding the use of pesticides, organic farming avoids harming animals and aquatic life. Colle, an online platform built to connect consumers to the organic movement, applauds the informative article. In addition to the benefits of eating organically, Colle encourages consumers to cut down on carbon omissions by eating locally, which is why they’ve created the first online database where consumers can find organic product vendors regardless of their budget or location.
“Organic farmers are not allowed to feed their animals antibiotics; conventional farmers are. Instances of antibiotic-resistant bacteria have been on the rise, and may be due, in part, to these farming practices,” explains the article. The article affirms that eating organically can contribute to a healthy diet.
Colle is an E-Commerce enabled farmers market community that is passionate about sustainable consumption and responsible conservation. The Colle movement is highly dedicated when it comes to connecting natural product vendors, organic farmers, and any consumer who lives an organic and natural lifestyle with the main goal of achieving more sustainable farming and consumerism.