The salicylate sensitivity difficulty

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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19th November, 2011
Question: Why do organic foodstuffs contain more salicylates than other foodstuffs? Answer: Decades ago the words “organic food” might have brought to mind images of oddly shaped fruits and vegetables in tiny specialty stores. But organics are now mainstream, with the New Zealand organic industry clocking up $485 million of domestic and export sales in 2009, up from $140 million in 2005, according to Organics Aotearoa New Zealand. And nearly a quarter of organic sales within New Zealand were for fresh fruit and vegetables; a ...

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