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 […]

Exposing the Real Dangers of Weed Killers

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Touchstone Essentials The weed killer glyphosate—infamously known as Roundup—can be found everywhere: lawns, gardens, parks, soil, rivers and even in the rain (1). But household use of this herbicide is dwarfed by its use in agriculture. And herein lies the problem. Over the past several years, scientists have discovered that exposure to glyphosate-containing weed killers […]