|EWG's 2017 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™|
Environmental Working Group - 3/9/2017. For the second year running, strawberries top EWG’s Dirty Dozen™ list for the most pesticide residues, followed by spinach (a significant jump from last year, when it ranked eighth). And pears made the list for the first time EVER. See the full list of fruits and veggies we recommend you always buy organic.
|Our View: Maine delegation should address farms’ growing concerns|
Portland Press Herald - 3/8/2017. Every year, several thousand foreign workers come to Maine legally to do a job that few people born here want to do: harvesting apples, blueberries, broccoli and other crops. But as anti-immigrant fervor mounts, it’s adding to a justifiably high level of concern about what the future will bring, both for growers and those who work for them.