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Tag: Environmental Working Group

Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables – A Winter Refresher

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 β€œDirty Dozen” – those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues.

Rocket Fuel in Your Water?

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.

Shopping Guide to Buying Organics

Let’s face it: buying organic can be pricey, and sometimes it’s just not in our budgets to buy everything organic. When you’ve got to be choosy, it helps to also [ … ]