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Pesticides in produce: Organic vs. non-organic

Posted at 11:30 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 11:49:01-04

You should know what fruits and vegetables have the highest amount of pesticides residues and which don’t, according to the Environmental Working Group.

The Dirty Dozen (in order of contamination)

1. Strawberries
2. Apples
3. Nectarines
4. Peaches
5. Celery
6. Grapes
7. Cherries
8. Spinach
9. Tomatoes
10. Bell Peppers
11. Cherry Tomatoes
12. Cucumbers

The Clean 15 (in order of least contamination)

1. Avocadoes
2. Corn
3. Pineapples
4. Cabbage
5. Sweet Peas
6. Onions
7. Asparagus
8. Mangoes
9. Papayas
10. Kiwi
11. Eggplant
12. Honeydew
13. Grapefruit
14. Cantaloupe
15. Cauliflower