The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen: 2015


The Dirty Dozen (fruits and vegetables with the most pesticides)

1. Apples 2. Peaches 3. Nectarines 4. Strawberries 5. Grapes 6. Celery 7. Spinach 8. Sweet Bell Peppers 9. Cucumbers 10. Cherry Tomatoes 11. Snap Peas (Imported) 12. Potatoes

Additionally, hot peppers, kale and collard greens were “frequently found to be contaminated with insecticides toxic to the human nervous system.”

The Clean Fifteen (fruits and vegetables with the least amount of pesticides)

1. Avocados 2. Sweet Corn 3. Pineapples 4. Cabbage 5. Sweet Peas (frozen) 6. Onions 7. Asparagus 8. Mangoes 9. Papayas 10. Kiwi 11. Eggplant 12. Grapefruit 13. Cantaloupe 14. Cauliflower 15. Sweet Potatoes

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