Category Archives: Environmental Working Group

Sicker By the Dozen

Coming to a grocery store near you – contaminated fruits and vegetables!


Organic produce (at least, in theory) is not contaminated. However, if you can’t buy organic, you can make some choices to reduce your exposure. Here is EWG’s 2013 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, where you can learn which are the 14 most contaminated foods (Dirty Dozen Plus™). You also can learn about the Clean Fifteen™, the fruits and vegetables which are least contaminated among non-organic produce.