What is the Pesticide Free Certification
From the belief that neonicotinoids are the culprit behind Colony Collapse Disorder to the active ingredient in Round-Up, glyphosate, being linked to cancer, consumers are increasingly concerned over the environmental and public health risks associated with pesticides. While certified organic goes a long way to reduce the chemical load used in agriculture, the fact that over 99% of domestic farmland is treated as conventional agriculture means that because of birds, bees, water, and wind contamination of organic farmland can and does occur. Market opportunities exist for growers, suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners, and retailers looking to curate products and systems that actively commit to reducing reliance on pesticides in order to meet evolving consumer expectations and concerns.
How is it tested?
Clean Label Project runs lab tests on hundred of products to see what is in them and then benchmarks against the rest of the industry. You can read our full methodology here
We Tested over hundreds of brands and the following are the ones we awarded