Originally Posted by wmrrock
How much wood and what types of wood are used for smokes? I have been using apple for most of my butts, but I have recently heard that apple contains the most pesticides of all woods. I have also used the Jack Daniels wood chips but didn't think much of them. Thoughts?
Apple wood does not contain any pesticides. Pesticides used in orchards are water soluable and have to be reapplied after a rain. This is why you are urged to rinse fruit before you eat it. If you are really worried about it find apple trees that no longer produce fruit.