Pesticide Awareness Project
Did you know that the pesticides used on many conventionally grown crops, fruits, vegetables, herbs and other plants cannot be simply be washed off? The pesticides are soaked up by the plants and remain imbued in them even after thorough washing. For more information on pesticide residues and this simple experiment, please visit Occupy Monsanto - OMG, that really happens? The truth about trying to wash pesticides off produce.
Image Source: The Green Carnation Project
Further Reading and More Information: Pesticide Action Network