The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s tests have found widespread pesticide contamination on popular fruits and vegetables.
You can encourage shoppers to lower their pesticide intake by buying the 12 most contaminated produce (also known as "the dirty dozen") organic.
Making a creative visual of the dirty dozen in front of a supermarket can help people remember which items have the worst pesticides.
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