The “Clean Fifteen” Fruits and Vegetables

Onions on a neutral, mostly white backgroundThe Environmental Working Group has named the following “Clean Fifteen” safe to eat in non-organic form: onions, avacados, sweet corn, pineapples, mango, sweet peas, asparagus, kiwi fruit, cabbage, eggplant, cantaloupe, watermelon, grapefruit, sweet potatoes and sweet onions.

The “Dirty Dozen” Fruits and Vegetables

English: Green, yellow and red bell peppers fr...If you can’t afford to purchase all organic food, at least purchase the following “dirty dozen” organic: nectarines, celery, pears, peaches, apples, cherries, strawberries, imported grapes, spinach, potatoes, bell peppers and red raspberries. According to the USDA, these foods have the highest levels of pesticide contamination.

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