I really want to know more about this. This video, showing the use of Coke and Pepsi as a pesticide, is both fascinating and horrifying. For both environmental and public health reasons, I’m concerned by the amount the chemicals finding their way into our bodies and natural environment on a daily basis. Rumor has it that ‘Organic Coke’ is on the horizon, and from a marketing standpoint I’m not surprised. Pesticide residue limits on commodities are set by the FDA, but now I need to research the amount of pesticides that actually end up in finished processed products, especially drinks. Since the Organic Food Production Act is a production process statute (the organic label is not based on product testing for pesticide residue), I’d like to know the amount of pesticide in, for example, a bottle of organic juice versus conventional juice verus Coke/Pepsi.
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