The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its annual "Dirty Dozen" list, which ranks produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides. EWG analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to come up with the rankings for these popular fresh produce items.
11. Snap peas
10. Cherry tomatoes
7. Bell peppers
To get the full list of all the most contaminated produce, click here.
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