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EWG’s 2024 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

Nearly 75 percent of non-organic fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful pesticides, EWG’s 2024 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ finds. In this year's guide, blueberries and green beans join our Dirty Dozen™ list of the 12 fruits and vegetables sampled that have the highest traces of pesticides.

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HIGHLIGHTED PRODUCE




PEARS

Number, ubiquity and concentration of pesticides on pears have skyrocketed since 2010


PEACHES

Almost all peaches are contaminated with pesticides – some with as many as 19


BLUEBERRIES

For blueberries, number and toxicity of pesticides continue to be a problem


GREEN BEANS

Almost 1 in 12 green beans tainted by a pesticide subject to strict EPA restrictions










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