• Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen: 2021's Foods with the Most and Least Pesticides

    20 days ago - By Momtastic

    Once again strawberries come out on top, in a bad way, topping the Environmental Working Group Dirty Dozen list , a guide to pesticides and produce. This marks the sixth time in a row that the fiber-rich berry places first in the EWG's, a research and advocacy organization for human and environmental health, yearly list. For the first time, however, bell peppers and hot peppers have made the list.
    How is the list put together?
    Every year, the United States Department of Agriculture tests 46 popular fruits and vegetables for residues of potentially harmful chemical pesticides, which this...
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