Dirtiest produce

When someone coined the phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," pesticides had not been invented yet. {}According to the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" report, the apple tops the list of the dirtiest produce you can buy. {}The report names the fruits and vegetables ranking highest in pesticide residue.{}It's based on data collected by the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.{}

The agencies tested samples as they normally would be eaten, after being washed or peeled. {}Celery earned the number two spot on the list.{}{}The agencies also found pesticide in baby foods. {}As for the cleanest produce, onions and sweet corn took the top spots.{}