EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Hot off the press: the EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

I printed the handy wallet guide, which fits nicely next to my Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Pocket Guide.

The Dirty Dozen (I either buy organic of these or do without)
1. Apples
2. Celery
3. Strawberries
4. Peaches
5. Spinach
6. Nectarines
7. Grapes
8. Sweet bell peppers
9. Potatoes
10. Blueberries
11. Lettuce
12. Kale/collard greens

The Clean 15 (These have the least amount of pesticide residue.)
1. Onions
2. Corn
3. Pineapples
4. Avocado
5. Asparagus
6. Sweet peas
7. Mangoes
8. Eggplant
9. Cantaloupe
10. Kiwi
11. Cabbage
12. Watermelon
13. Sweet potatoes
14. Grapefruit
15. Mushrooms

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