Should your kid eat organic? The answer is complicated

By Laura Sanders, 16:19 PM January 31, 2014

This week, an article in Slate argued that organic food for kids is a waste of money. The piece offers a great look at some of the science behind pesticide levels in fruits and veggies, and the conclusion is that parents shouldn’t worry about whether to buy organic or conventional fruits and veggies — we should just buy more of them.

Unsurprisingly, the story landed smack in the middle of a bitter, well-worn argument, as the 899 comments reveal. Some parents read the article and feel vindicate...

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