Traces of pesticides will be there even in organic foods. These may be below the detection limit of many sensitive instruments. It is not at all a problem for persons having normal detoxification system.

If one has multiple chemical sensitivity, an environmental illness, even the smallest amount is dangerous. Fortunately very few have this illness.

Organic foods may contain a lot of nitrate which are very dangerous for infants and small children. The met-haemoglobin value goes above 3% and it can be very dangerous.

Nitrate is not dangerous to adults. But now scientific studies are published which say that nitrates may be a health problem for adults also.