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Latest ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Puts Produce Industry on the Defensive

It’s that time of year again when the Environmental Working Group (EWG) stirs the pot with its annual “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” report, featuring a “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables reported to contain the most pesticide residues.

 

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Fragile Hunting Grounds in the Southeast’s ‘Quail Belt’

Straddling the border of Georgia and Florida are 300,000 acres of pristine pines and rolling, grassy hills. Hunting parties traverse the grounds, accompanied by mule-drawn, 100-year-old wagons, trained dogs and staff on horseback in search of wild bobwhite quail. Plantation homes sit at the end of long driveways, invisible to[…]

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