hi : )
I just saw a video of a flower growing in a vase of food colouring. it showed to me visually how a plant can carry water and all chemicals included within up through the entire plant, from roots to leaves.
I have also seen videos of how these large farms spray unimaginable amounts of poison all over the plants stems and leaves, but also all over the soil down toward the roots. I really used to think that plants would naturally filter a certain amount of toxins out and perhaps that if I washed a lettuce for example (as instructed on the packaging) I would be o.k and remove say? 80 percent of the chemicals?. "wash before you eat" makes it seem as though the majority ( of whatever it is they are using? ) is on the outside, on the leaves.
Now it is quite obvious to me that this is not entirely so. that a very high percentage gets right inside the stems, leaves and fruit. You certainly cannot wash out the dyes from the flowers in the videos I have seen today and therefore it is obvious you cannot wash out the high percentage of pesticides from chemicalised fruits and vegetables.
Why is it , that organic food is labelled "orgainic" , yet chemicalised food is not labelled 'at all' to warn the consumer? Also what pesticide is in the foods we buy? why is it not in the ingredients?
If food was clearly labelled, people would naturally start to aim for organic food, and then the cost of organic food would fall. right?
Any thoughts on this welcome. : )
here is a short video of a flower turning blue , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13aFnet_v2s&feature=related