New “Dirty Dozen” Produce List is EWG’s “Oldie”
Editor’s Note: There was a little cross- contamination in the Food Safety News kitchen last night and we mixed up some FDA comments about a meat study with this story about produce. As a result we took down the story for a couple hours. We regret any confusion we may have caused for FDA, the Environmental Working Group, or especially for readers. To steal a quote from another movie “Back to the Future,” every organization has it’s “oldies but goodies,” and for the Environmental Working Group it’s the “Dirty Dozen” produce list issued for a 9th year. Usually when the 20-year old Washington, D.C.-based environmental group issues its annual list, someone from the produce industry might say it’s misleading. This year there might not be as much reaction as in the past.
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