Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Dirty Dozen: Fruits and Vegetables High in Pesticides

The Environmental Working Group has determined what produce items have the highest amount of pesticides this year. If you are not able to buy all organic, consider only purchasing organic versions of the following: 

  • Apples
  • Strawberries 
  • Grapes 
  • Sweet bell peppers 
  • Nectarine (imported) 
  • Spinach 
  • Celery 
  • Peaches 
  • Cucumbers 
  • Potatoes 
  • Cherry tomatoes 
  • Hot peppers


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