Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pesticide Resedue on Common Fruits and Vegetables

The EWG has compiled a report of pesticide residue found on common Fruits and Vegetables purchased throughout the US.
The report is based on research conducted from 2000 to 2007 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.

This is a great guide to help us all decide what produce we should be spending a little extra on and buying organic or not. The top 12 they refer to as the dirty dozen.
Get the full report here or download the shoppers guide here.