Blueberries Back on the Dirty Dozen™, with Traces of Several Toxic Pesticides

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EWG … Compared to the last time blueberries were tested, in 2014, more samples had detectable residues. Tests of 765 non-organic blueberry samples collected in 2020 and 2021 found more than 90 percent had pesticide residues, up from 81 percent with detectable residues in 2014. There were other worrying findings: The most troubling pesticides are […]

EWG’s 2023 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

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EWG Science Team Nearly 75 percent of non-organic fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful pesticides, EWG’s 2023 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in ProduceTM finds. … Blueberries and green beans are on the Dirty Dozen this year. Both crops still have troubling concentrations of pesticides that can harm the human nervous […]