There is currently a lack of safety information on organic food conclusively due to insufficient human study. Organic food is generally assumed to be at least as safe as conventional foods. In the United States, the Department of Agriculture is responsible for defining and enforcing the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA). While organically grown foods may be lower in pesticide residues, there has been very little documentation of residue levels. Parasitic infection may occur by eating organic food imported from endemic areas of infection.
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