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GLRPPR Sector Resource: EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides

Title:
EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides

Abstract:
The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Use EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides to reduce your exposures as much as possible, but eating conventionally-grown produce is far better than not eating fruits and vegetables at all. The Shopper's Guide to Pesticide in Produce will help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic. You can lower your pesticide intake substantially by avoiding the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating the least contaminated produce. Also available as a downloadable PDF.

URL:
http://ewg.org/foodnews/summary/

Source:
Environmental Working Group

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2011

Associated Sectors:

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