The New Dirty Dozen of Produce for 2014 is... April 30 2014, 0 Comments
Apples are the number one loser yet again due to the pesticide diphenylamine (which isbanned in Europe) was present on 80 percent of American apples. Hot peppers — in 12th place in 2013 — along with kale and collard greens were placed on a “Dirty Dozen Plus” list (still not a distinguished honor... ) that includes produce with minimal amounts of insecticides.
The 2014 Dirty Dozen
Sweet bell peppers
Snap peas (imported)
The 2014 Clean FifteenAvocado
Frozen sweet peas
Sweet potatoes (Yay for me. I love them. And yay for your skin. Sweet potatoes are a skin superfood.)