Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Oranges and lemons are being treated with chemical fungicides and pesticides that cause cancer and thyroid problems

Oranges and lemons are being treated with chemical fungicides and pesticides that cause cancer and thyroid problems
(NaturalNews) Pesticides and fungicides are sprayed onto orange and lemon shipments to so that they don't rot during long shipping and storage periods. The citrus exposed to these pesticides are marked on the boxes with a message something like this:

"Treated to maintain freshness in transit with one or more of the following: Imazalil, Orthophenylphenate, Thiabendazole. Coated with food-grade vegetable-, petroleum-, beeswax-, or shellac-based wax or resin, to maintain freshness."

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/040339_imazalil_pesticides_oranges.html#ixzz2TN2eMLXF