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Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables – A Winter Refresher

December 7th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” - those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues


What Foods Top the New Dirty Dozen List?

June 16th, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD

The Environmental Working Group has released its seventh installment of the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean 15.” Which list do your favorite fruits and vegetables end up on


Rocket Fuel in Your Water?

February 11th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A "potent thyroid toxin" that is a component of rocket fuel, perchlorate, contaminates the drinking water of up to 17 million Americans in 26 states. The EPA is finally going to start regulating it



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