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In The News: Apples Reported Highest in Pesticide Residue


| 6/14/2011 1:47:32 PM


/uploadedImages/Blogs/J.Patton.jpgYesterday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a group devoted to using the power of public information to protect public health and the environment, released its 2011 Shopper’s Guide. This guide included information regarding the amount of pesticide residue found on 53 of the fruits and veggies we eat. Here’s what they found out:  

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Onions were number one on the "Clean 15" list, 
     meaning they were lowest in pesticide residue.
      Photo by Alexandre Dulaunoy/Courtesy Flickr
 

The 15 items of produce that were lowest in pesticide residue were:

1. Onions
2. Corn
3. Pineapples
4. Avocado
5. Asparagus
6. Sweet peas
7. Mangoes
8. Eggplant
9. Cantaloupe
10. Kiwi
11. Cabbage
12. Watermelon
13. Sweet potatoes
14. Grapefruit
15. Mushrooms 

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Apples ranked highest on the "Dirty Dozen" list. The results
stated that pesticide residue was found on 98 percent of the apples tested.
Photo by iMaffo/Courtesy Flickr
 



And the items that were highest? Here’s this year’s “Dirty Dozen:”



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