Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

How consumers can avoid pesticides

Smart shopping choices matter. People who eat organic produce eat fewer pesticides.

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen Foods

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen Foods

12 Most Contaminated

Foods you should ALWAYS buy organic:

  1. Peaches
  2. Apples
  3. Sweet Bell Peppers
  4. Celery
  5. Nectarines
  6. Strawberries
  7. Cherries
  8. Pears
  9. Grapes (Imported)
  10. Spinach
  11. Lettuce
  12. Potatoes

Clean 15

Fresh produce typically low in pesticide:

  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 (domestic)
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Sweet potatoes

Genetically engineered crops

Most processed food typically contains one or more ingredients derived from genetically engineered crops. GMO food is not often found in the produce section of American supermarkets. A small percentage of zucchini, yellow squash and sweet corn in the produce cooler is GMO. Most Hawaiian papaya is GMO.

https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary.php#plus

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