Zenxin Organic Team in Savour Singapore We were glad to be part of Savour 2015 Jason's Gourmet Market to share about our passion in organic food with large varieties of organic fresh produce from all around the world. Our product manager Ceri and Director Sengyee also had a presentation about organic kale. If you want to know about kale, do email to us at [email protected] About Organic Kale About Organic Kale About Organic Kale Organic Kale Chips Organic Kale Chips Organic Kale Salad Organic Kale Salad Organic Kale Salad Kale Recipe Kale Recipe
In response to the article “Is organic food really free from pesticides?”, I would like to comment. http://www.soshiok.com.sg/content/organic-food-really-free-pesticides/page/0/1?r=5cn8SSk1r85MPri1_OpO4wzb1D8RTI8uMHCZ6EI4krk As the manager of an organic agricultural company, I know from experience that the most common organic pesticide used in the South East Asian region is BT or Bacillus Thuringiensis. This is a gram-positive bacterium which produces crystal proteins during sporulation. When these are ingested by insect larva, a toxin is released which paralyzes the digestive tract and causes starvation. Because of the specificity, BT has little or no effect on humans, wildlife and beneficial insects. However, the author did not even mention this common pesticide in his article at all. 70% of the labour work in organic farms is weeding, herbicides are conveniently used in industrial farms to do the jobs. According to the Pesticides Report of EPA, USA, there were 1,133 million lbs of pesticides used in 2007 in USA [...]
Glad to share our story with you in Business and Financial Malaysia. Thanks to Joy Kerk, the reporter of the magazine!