29 Apr '14, 12pm

2014's Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and more via @MotherNatureNet

2014's Dirty Dozen produce list: Apples, peaches, cucumbers and more via @MotherNatureNet

How can shoppers use this list to help them make choices when buying produce? By understanding which fruits and vegetables have a higher pesticide load, consumers can choose which produce to buy organic or from farmers they trust to farm with as few chemicals as possible. If they don’t have the extra money in their budget to buy organic produce, they can opt to choose the conventional produce items at the bottom of the list, known as the Clean Fifteen. Here are the items on that list.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/2014s-dirty-...

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