When It Comes To Food Safety, ‘Organic’ Can Be A Risky Business

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Despite touting themselves as the healthier and safer option, organic foods are actually more likely to make you sick. Aside from the higher risk of E.coli due to the manure used in organic farming, organic grains are much more susceptible to toxins from fungi (mycotoxins). Fungi find it much easier to infect unprocessed crops, which spells disaster for organic food lovers. Mycotoxins are highly dangerous to our health; for instance, they’ve been linked to higher rates of neural tube defects and esophageal cancer. Read full article here

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