ABC Asks ACSH To Defuse EWG "Dirty Dozen" Hype

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Is there any benefit to buying an organic pineapple? How about an onion? Science literate people know it is a little silly, for two reasons: First, is that toxic pesticides and toxic pesticides, whether they are organic or synthetic is irrelevant, you should wash anything you did not grow yourself; second is that foods like that can't have pesticides so buying an organic version which will at least claim to not have a pesticide is a waste of money.

Regardless, Environmental Working Group makes an annual fundraising exercise of its "Dirty Dozen" list - only this time ABC News wanted to separate fact from food fallacy so they asked American Council on Science and Health for the real deal.