Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
Strawberries Top the 'Dirty Dozen' List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides
The two types of produce topped the EWG ranking of the 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest concentrations of pesticides—the so-called “Dirty Dozen.” After strawberries and spinach come nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery, potatoes and sweet bell peppers. More than 98% of peaches, cherries and apples contained at least one pesticide.
Here is the EWG’s list of the fruits and vegetables lowest in pesticide residue—the so-called Clean 15:
- Sweet corn
- Frozen sweet peas
See Time Magazine Article 10 Apr 2018