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The Dirty Dozen – Pesticides in Food

Touch the Soil News #988 (Feature photo – Strawberry Field – public domain) Every year the Environmental Working Group publishes the list of foods most compromised by pesticides. The top food for contamination is strawberries. The dirtiest sample of strawberries had 22 different pesticides. Strawberry samples contained residues of 81 different pesticides. Almost all samples had detectable residues of at least one pesticide. You can view the full list and details at: Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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