Pesticides and Produce: Environmental Group Lists Cleanest and Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables

Pesticides and Produce: Environmental Group Lists Cleanest and Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables

An environmental advocacy group is out today with its annual report on pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables. Raisin lovers, take note.

Nearly all conventionally-grown raisins have traces of two or more pesticides, according to government test data cited in a new report. That’s worrisome, says the environmental group that authored the report, because raisins are such a popular children’s snack.

Deadly Air Pollution Threat as Wildfires Grow in Frequency and Scale

Deadly Air Pollution Threat as Wildfires Grow in Frequency and Scale

Smoke from wildfires in the Western U.S. is causing widespread respiratory problems and thousands of premature deaths.