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Forbidden Fruit | Illegal Pesticides in the US Food Supply

Illegal Pesticides in the U.S. Food Supply

Table 1

February 1, 1995

Forbidden Fruit | Illegal Pesticides in the US Food Supply: Table 1

Table 1. Annual consumption estimates for the fruits and vegetables analyzed in Forbidden Fruit.

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Figures are from 1992.

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The 42 fruits and vegetables include the 38 commodities listed above, as well as green onions, shallots, leeks, and nectarines.

1. Berries-other includes black raspberries, boysenberries, gooseberries, lingonberries, loganberries, etc.

2. Onions include bulb, green, shallots, and leeks.

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from Food Consumption, Prices, and Expenditures, 1970-1992. USDA. Economic Research Service. Statistical Bulletin Number 867. September 1993.