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‘Dirty Dozen’ — Dirtier Than You Think

This opinion article takes a look at Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” list of “the 12 fruits and vegetables that purportedly have the greatest pesticide residues” to see what should really be a concern and what should not.

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