Hustling Pure

Yes. You can write an entire book about fake orange juice in our supermarkets.

Most juice oranges are from Brazil, the world’s top user of pesticides.

Brazil orange trees account for 6.5 percent of all pesticide use, but they account for the largest pesticide use per hectare of any agricultural crop.

Carbofuran and Methidathion and Fenthion and Diazinon and Dimethoate and Imazalil: carcinogens and gender-benders for breakfast?

Minneapolis-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy tells us that while orange juice “has come to symbolize purity in a glass” it may actually be quite processed and doctored up by the time it greets you at your breakfast table.