Top 12 'dirty' fruits and vegetables

Posted: 12:47 PM EDT May 01, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Dec 08, 2015

Can't get enough of fresh fruits and veggies? Before you take your next bite, be sure to check out the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" list, which ranks produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides.

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Can't get enough of fresh fruits and veggies? Before you take your next bite, be sure to check out the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" list, which ranks produce most likely to be contaminated with pesticides. EWG analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to come up with the following rankings for these popular fresh produce items.

 
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