Health and Wellness : Strawberries are Now the Most Contaminated Produce

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    In the Spirit of Tainted Food Sources,



    Strawberries are Now the Most Contaminated Produce


    Just in time for summer, too.
    Strawberries have officially replaced apples as the most pesticide-ridden produce.

    According to the 2016 Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide, nearly all “conventional” strawberry samples—about 98%—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. In addition to that, 40% of all strawberries had residues of 10 or more pesticides detected ...

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    Strawberries have now topped the Dirty Dozen list replacing apples after a five-year ...


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    EWG has been releasing The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce every year since 2004. Their analysis is based on results of more than 35,200 samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.

    EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen List


    1.Strawberries
    2.Apples

    3.Nectarines
    4.Peaches
    5.Celery
    6.Grapes
    7.Cherries
    8.Spinach
    9.Tomatoes
    10.Bell peppers
    11.Cherry tomatoes
    12.Cucumbers

    The Clean Fifteen

    1.Avocados
    2.Corn
    3.Pineapples
    4.Cabbage
    5.Sweet Peas
    6.Onions
    7.Asparagus
    8.Mangoes
    9.Papayas
    10.Kiwis
    11.Eggplant
    12.Honeydew
    13.Grapefruit
    14.Cantaloupe
    15.Cauliflower


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