Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The 'Dirty Dozen' of Fruits and Vegetables

12 Fruits and Vegetables Most Likely to Contain Pesticide Residue
Peaches
Apples
Bell peppers
Celery
Cherries
Nectarines
Strawberries
Kale
Lettuce
Imported grapes
Carrots
Pears

''Clean 15'' fruits and vegetables that are least likely to contain pesticide residue:
Onion
Avocado
Sweet Corn
Pineapple
Mango
Asparagus
Sweet Peas
Kiwi
Cabbage
Eggplant
Papaya
Watermelon
Broccoli
Tomato (some time ago it belonged to the "dirty" bunch).
Sweet Potato

I did not know this.

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