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The Dirty Dozen

You may have heard of the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists, but you might not know that these lists are updated each year.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.  The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ (aka Dirty Dozen and Clean 15) is updated each year and ranks pesticide contamination on 48 popular fruits and vegetables.  The top 15 foods with the least pesticides are called the Clean 15, while the 12 foods with the most pesticides are called the Dirty Dozen.

Here is the latest list, along with important reasons why you should pay attention to whether your favorite produce falls on the dirty dozen list. 

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