Category Archives: Dirty Dozen

The EWG’s 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15

Image Courtesy of and StefanG81 The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit research organization, has just released their annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” lists. Every year, they test various fruits and vegetables to determine which have the highest (and lowest) pesticide and chemical residues. This year, they tested 45 different fruits and veggies. You can see their full […]

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You Know the Dirty Dozen … Or Do You?

Do you know all of the items on the Dirty Dozen list? I don’t, and the list changes, based on the most recent studies. In 2010, celery topped the list. In 2009, peaches held the number one spot. In 2011, it’s been apples who have held the title of the  most chemically contaminated produce. If you don’t […]

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