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What are the safety concerns associated with pears?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Since pears are among the foods on which pesticide residues have been most frequently found, we recommend selecting organically grown pears. Pears are considered a hypoallergenic food, allowing them to be used in allergy elimination diets.

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