Jimmy Doherty takes a tour of a salad producer’s farm to see how they stop insects getting into the bags of salad. He finds out about some of the natural growing strategies and clever technology that they use to fight the bugs whilst cutting down on pesticides.

This clip is from:
Jimmy's Food Factory
First broadcast:
19 April 2010

Could be used to illustrate how food can be contaminated with insects, and strategies to reduce this. Useful for discussion on the use of pesticides in growing crops, food processing, what happens to our food within food factories, and how technology speeds up the process of spotting defective products.