Food News You Can Use: Pesticides

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FoodNews.org has a white paper you can download to show the best and worst list for pesticides in produce. They offer tips:

1)rinse produce in water whenever possible

2) eat a varied diet

3) buy organic when you can

The 6 worst which scored over 80 include:

1 Peaches

2 Apples

3 Sweet Bell Peppers

4 Celery

5 Nectarines

6 Strawberries

This list is based on data from nearly 87,000 tests for pesticide residues in produce conducted between 2000 and 2007 and collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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