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Andrew Salisbury
Organic Arabica Coffee Beans

The Importance of Organic When it Comes to Coffee

The fact that there is so little research available on pesticides in coffee can make a consumer want to take a second look at what’s going on. Uncertainty springs from two places. First, exactly how many pesticides are being used on coffee beans? Second, what kinds of effects do those residues have on our bodies? And American coffee-drinkers should be especially interested since US regulators have relatively lax rules. Coffee-growing countries each have their own monitoring systems and limits for pesticide use. The grower’s regulations may be very different from the residue limits that the importing countries set. Usually local...

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