A rational discussion of apples and pesticides

Pesticides are a bit of a dirty word in some circles, but do consumers actually have anything to fear from pesticide residues in their apples? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts apples right at the top of their 2013 “Dirty Dozen List” as the most “contaminated” fruit. For the average consumer this can be scary, as it sure seems like a good idea to lower your pesticide intake, right? The truth is you’ve got absolutely nothing to worry about! Consider this: the average adult could consume well over 500 apples a day, and those apples could have the highest pesticide
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