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Apples Top Dirty Dozen List for Fifth Year in a Row


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Apples Top Dirty Dozen List for Fifth Year in a Row

Environmental Working Group (EWG)

WASHINGTON - Apples, peaches, and nectarines topped EWG’s 2015 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in ProduceTM list of the dirtiest, or most pesticide-contaminated, fruits and vegetables, a new analysis of U.S. government data found. Apples turned up with the highest number of pesticides for the fifth year in a row, while peaches and nectarines moved up to the second and third spots.

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