Kale joins the ranks of the annual Dirty Dozen pesticide list

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Per this new list nonorganic kale is now the third most contaminated member of the produce aisle. The difference between organic and nonorganic kale at Key Foods is a dollar its 30 cents. Despite the high pesticide residues of spinach and kale strawberries have maintained their place at the top of the Dirty Dozen list. In contrast to the Dirty Dozen there was no detection of pesticide residues in 70% of these foods. Kale according to the Environmental Working Group. For the third straight year strawberries top the EWGs Dirty Dozen list. Analysis found 92 percent of conventionally grown kale samples had residue from at least two or more pesticides. It urges consumers to buy and eat organic produce especially fruits and vegetables found on the Dirty Dozen list. called dirty dozen hiding in your kitchen?The Environmental Working Group revealed its annual list of produce with the most pesticides. Health experts say more than 92 percent of kale samples had two or more pesticides even after being washed

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