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‘Clean 15’: 2013 List of Fruits & Vegetables Least Contaminated By Pesticides

It is always good to eat clean and least contaminated with pesticides fruits and vegetables. Isn’t it? So, to assure the public what fruits and vegetables are least contaminated with pesticides, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2013 list of fruits and vegetables that are least contaminated with pesticides and called them Clean 15.

These are the Clean 15, 2013 list of fruits and vegetables that are least contaminated with pesticides:

  1. Corn
  2. Onions
  3. Pineapples
  4. Avocados
  5. Cabbage
  6. Frozen Sweet Peas
  7. Papaya
  8. Mangoes
  9. Asparagus
  10. Eggplant
  11. Kiwi
  12. Grapefruit
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Sweet Potato
  15. Mushrooms

Tropical Fruit Salad from Mandarin Tea Garden

Here’s a treat for everybody before celebrating the Christmas day with loads of carbo- and choles-full meals, here’s a serving of fresh, nutritious and undeniably delicious Tropical Fruit Salad from Mandarin Tea Garden.

Tropical Fruit Salad from Mandarin Tea GardenTropical Fruit Salad from Mandarin Tea Garden

If I am not mistaken, the fruits included in this fruit salad are as follows:

  • banana
  • watermelon
  • mango
  • papaya

Isn’t this good for our health? Smiley

Daniella Mangoes Cause Salmonella Poisoning

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the people in California not to eat mangoes sold in many US groceries marked Daniella since it has been reported that this specific brand of fruits caused Salmonella poisoning in the 16 states in the US.

Daniella Mangoes Cause Salmonella PoisoningDaniella Mangoes Cause Salmonella Poisoning (image from cbsnews.com)

This Daniella brand sticker is marked with lot numbers: 3114, 4051, 4311, 4584 or 4959. Perhaps a warning to those consumers.

For more information about this news, you may hover here.

Biko and Mango

I just want to share that I am craving this paired yummies today, right now.

This was our afternoon snack during the “Forum on Emerging Media: Role of Citizen Journalists, Bloggers, Online and Mainstream Media Practitioners”. Speaking of which, I haven’t blog about it yet. Grrrrr…

Anyway, happy Sunday!

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