By the time your average supermarket salad is on the shelf, it will have received
a cocktail of chemicals: A combination of four insecticide sprays, two fungicide
applications and two herbicide blasts, before it is rinsed in a chlorine wash that is
twenty times stronger than your local swimming pool. It's then packaged in a modified
atmosphere, made up of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen to keep it 'fresh'.
But you already knew that, right? Shop local.
A list of farmers markets in the UK with no silly stuff in their salads.