2011 Guide to Pesticides in Produce

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  1. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    The EWG gets a lot of flack around here for some reason but I find this list to be an invaluable resource so I thought I'd post the new version that just came out: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/ http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list/ The Dirty Dozen: \t \tBuy these organic \t \t \t 1 \t[​IMG] Apples 2 \t[​IMG] Celery 3 \t[​IMG] Strawberries 4 \t[​IMG] Peaches 5 \t[​IMG] Spinach 6 \t[​IMG] Nectarines - imported 7 \t[​IMG] Grapes - imported 8 \t[​IMG] Sweet bell peppers 9 \t[​IMG] Potatoes 10 \t[​IMG] Blueberries - domestic 11 \t[​IMG] Lettuce 12 \t[​IMG] Kale/collard greens The Clean 15: \tClean 15 \tLowest in Pesticide \t \t \t 1 \t[​IMG] Onions 2 \t[​IMG] Sweet Corn 3 \t[​IMG] Pineapples 4 \t[​IMG] Avocado 5 \t[​IMG] Asparagus 6 \t[​IMG] Sweet peas 7 \t[​IMG] Mangoes 8 \t[​IMG] Eggplant 9 \t[​IMG] Cantaloupe - domestic 10 \t[​IMG] Kiwi 11 \t[​IMG] Cabbage 12 \t[​IMG] Watermelon 13 \t[​IMG] Sweet potatoes 14 \t[​IMG] Grapefruit 15 \t[​IMG] Mushrooms
     


  2. Kas

    Kas Senior member

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    Marion NestlÃ[​IMG]'s commentary:

    http://www.foodpolitics.com/2011/06/...s-dirty-dozen/

    And the USDA consumer factsheet:

    http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getf...TELPRDC5091057
     


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    Both very good articles. Thanks for sharing this information.
     


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