Most and Least Contaminated Produce

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 Many people can’t afford to buy all organic all the time. But you don’t have to buy all organic produce to reduce your risk for chemical contamination. This list from the Environmental Working Group tells you which fruits and vegetables contain the most chemicals and which ones are least contaminated. Use it when shopping to help make the best choices for you and your family – even if you can’t buy entirely organic foods.  

                 
 Dirty Dozen 

Celery 
Peaches 
Strawberries 
Apples 
Blueberries (Domestic) 
Nectarines 
Sweet Bell Peppers 
Spinach 
Cherries 
Kale / Collard Greens 
Potatoes 
Grapes (Imported) 
 
 Clean 15 

Onions 
Avocado 
Sweet Corn (Frozen) 
Pineapples 
Mango 
Sweet Peas (Frozen) 
Asparagus 
Kiwi Fruit 
Cabbage 
Eggplant 
Cantaloupe 
Watermelon 
Grapefruit 
Sweet Potato 
Honeydew Melon 

 

 

Source: Environmental Working Group, www.ewg.org



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