Top 10 Most Pesticide Laden Fruit

Something to think about the next time you are in the produce section. The Environmental Working Group recently analyzed samples of 47 common produce items. Then they ranked them according to the amount and variety of pesticides in each items. Think you are covered because you wash or peel your fruit? Think again, they took that into account for this study. Here’s the top 10.

1 Peach (highest pesticide load)
2 Apple
3 Sweet Bell Pepper
4 Celery
5 Nectarine
6 Strawberries
7 Cherries
8 Kale
9 Lettuce
10 Grapes - Imported

for the full 47 items go here


Comments

Quorri Scharmyn said…
YAY FOR ORGANIC EVERYTHING!