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Top 12 Fruits and Vegetables That Have The Most Pesticides

You’d be surprised to find which of your favorite fruits and vegetables are covered with the most pesticides.

Every year, the Environmental Working Group shares a list called the “Dirty Dozen.” This list shows the top 12 fruits and vegetables that are covered in the most pesticides and they also share the cleanest fruits and veggies for the year.

Here’s what they found to be the dirty dozen list…

  1. Strawberries (Ranked #1 for the past six years)
  2. Spinach
  3. Kale
  4. Nectarines
  5. Apples
  6. Grapes
  7. Cherries
  8. Peaches
  9. Pears
  10. Bell peppers and hot peppers
  11. Tomatoes
  12. Celery

Here are the clean fifteen options…

  1. Avocados
  2. Sweet corn
  3. Pineapples
  4. Onions
  5. Papayas
  6. Sweet peas (frozen)
  7. Eggplants
  8. Asparagus
  9. Broccoli
  10. Cabbages
  11. Kiwis
  12. Cauliflower
  13. Mushrooms
  14. Honeydew melons
  15. Cantaloupes

What’s your favorite fruit/vegetable?

Story via USAToday.com

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