14 Jun '11, 6pm

Apples Beat Out Celery As Most Contaminated Produce

Apples Beat Out Celery As Most Contaminated Produce Image: Environmental Working Group The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2011 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The seventh edition of the guide is a summary of data compiled from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) research. EWG ranks the produce based on a composite score that balances the number of pesticides present and at what levels. The results are publicized through the popular "Dirty Dozen" list. While I advocate buying organic produce, sometimes that isn't possible. Keep reading to see which conventional produce you should avoid. View the entire comment thread.

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