Pick produce wisely

The fruits and veggies below have the highest and the lowest concentrations of pesticide residue in government tests.
The Dirty Dozen (buy organic)
  • 1. Peaches

  • 2. Apples

  • 3. Sweet bell peppers

  • 4. Celery 

  • 5. Nectarines

  • 6. Strawberries

  • 7. Cherries

  • 8. Kale
  • 9. Lettuce

  • 10. Grapes (imported)
  • 11. Carrots
  • 12. Pears


The Clean 15 (safe to choose conventional)
  • 1. Onions
  • 2. Avocados
  • 3. Sweet corn (frozen)
  • 4. Pineapples

  • 5. Mangoes 

  • 6. Asparagus
  • 7. Sweet peas
  • 8. Kiwis
  • 9. Cabbage
  • 10. Eggplant
  • 11. Papayas
  • 12. Watermelons
  • 13. Broccoli
  • 14. Tomatoes
  • 15. Sweet potatoes