Shopper’s Guide to Pesticide – Which Fruit Can You Eat?
The 2013 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides is out. If you are concerned about eating supermarket food but cannot afford to go totally organic here is the latest guide on what gets the most pesticide spray. Maybe like us you just want to start your own garden and target those crops that receive the most spray.
- Cherry tomatoes
- Hot peppers
- Nectarines (imported)
- Sweet bell peppers
Dirty Dozen Plus category to highlight two crops – domestically-grown summer squash and leafy greens, specifically kale and collards. These crops did not meet traditional Dirty Dozen™ criteria but were commonly contaminated with pesticides exceptionally toxic to the nervous system.
- Sweet corn
- Sweet peas (frozen)
- Sweet potatoes
So why should you care. Listen to what Dr Alex Lu of Harvard has to say