Shopper's Guide to Pesticides

by in Food News, Food Safety, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, March 24, 2009


The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit focused on keeping our foods and environment healthier, released its “Dirty Dozen” list — a wallet guide to the top produce to get organic (if you can) and conventional fruits and veggies that aren’t overloaded with pesticides. They also share info on how they picked the list, the effects of washing and more. If you’re worried about the toxins lurking in your food, definitely check it out.

Plus, read our own Organic Shopping: Dos & Don’ts.

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