The Environmental Working Group has come out with its “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables, with strawberries topping the list again.

The group has compiled its list for several years to highlight produce with pesticide residues. All of the fresh fruits and vegetables on the list have residues below

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The Environmental Working Group has released its annual best and worst lists of fresh produce based on pesticide residues.

The lists — released under the trademarked Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen — are based on results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Program. The Environmental Working Group does
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This year’s Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group opens with a statement about COVID-19 and food safety, encouraging consumers to continue to eat fresh fruits and vegetables during the pandemic.

Officials with the non-profit organization also say certain leafy greens, including kale and spinach, are among the fresh
Continue Reading Some leafy greens added to Dirty Dozen, strawberries still at top of the EWG’s list