Cynthia Curl, an environmental health scientist at Boise State University in Idaho, who authored a 2015 study in Environmental Health Perspectives that suggested pesticide residue in urine samples, advised following the Dirty Dozen list to minimize potential exposure.
Date: Mar 13, 2017
USDA declines to pay for cows, crops poisoned by pesticide
Boise State University pesticide researcher Cynthia Curl says that most of the concern surrounding the pesticide is directed at peoples exposure to the gas. Normally, when the pesticide is used in agriculture, its not taken up into the fruit.
Date: Apr 24, 2016
The 12 Most Pesticide-Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables Of 2015
A study by Cynthia Curl of the University of Washington found that people who "often or always" buy organic produce had significantly less organophosphate insecticides in their system even though they reported eating 70 percent more servings of fruits and vegetables per day than adults who sa