The Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen is based on findings on nearly 39,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture tests of 47 fruits and vegetables. It found nearly 70% of “conventionally grown produce” has pesticides and almost all – 98% – of strawberries, peaches, nectarines, cherries and apples contained at least one pesticide.
The Clean 15 list features the produce “least likely” to contain pesticide residues.” Fewer than 1% of avocado and sweet corn samples featured pesticides.
EWG’ Dirty Dozen
Sweet Bell Peppers
EWG’s Clean 15
Frozen Sweet Peas
Recipe of the Week:
The sauce in this Sesame Chicken Stir Fry takes this dish from ordinary to yum! The toasted sesame seeds thicken the sauce and deliver a great nutty flavor.
Quote of the Week:
“Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On.”
- Jimmy Buffett