Many consumers are aware that conventionally farmed fruits and vegetables are sprayed with pesticides to thwart critters, but do you know how many of those harmful chemicals remain after your food leaves the field? The Environmental Working Group has released its Dirty Dozen list, and their findings are shocking. Pesticides pop up on everything from celery to blueberries.
Want to know more? Read on to find out exactly how many pesticides researchers found in foods that likely have a place in your refrigerator. And remember: If you want to steer clear of these worrisome chemicals, the answer is simple. Buy organic.