Although buying organic is ideal, there are times that organic produce just isn’t available, or the cost makes it unreasonable. The Environmental Working Group developed a list of the most and least contaminated fruits and vegetables by pesticde load, an evaluation of nearly 43,000 tests on produce. Use this to help guide you in your purchasing decisions.
Most Contaminated/Highest Pesticide Load – Buy these Organic
- Sweet Bell Peppers
- Grapes – Imported