Pesticides in our Produce – the newest list and rankings

Environmental Working Group logoMost of us know that there are pesticides in our produce. We may not want to think about it, but the face remains that growers, particularly the larger farming concerns, are quite liberally dousing what we eat with toxic chemicals.

Each year the non-profit watchdog Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes its list of the worst and least offenders of produce we normally consume. This shoppers guide will come in handy the next time you’re at the supermarket, to help you make informed and healthier decisions when it comes to what you serve your family.

The list the top 50 most common fruits and veggies, including distinctions between imported and domestic ones. It’s likely to be a real eye opener. You can view the complete list, then print it out and take it with you the next time you go shopping. Informed consumers do make better shopping choices.

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