Strawberries & Other Dirty Drozen Have the Most Pesticides

Strawberries Have the Most Pesticides

Dr. Phillip Landrigan of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York said that parents and care taker should low down introductions of pesticides, while feeding those diets rich in healthy fruits and vegetables.

According to US Today survey Strawberries topped the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list of produce with the most pesticides.

EWG’s Dirty Dozen

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Nectarines
  4. Apples
  5. Peaches
  6. Pears
  7. Cherries
  8. Grapes
  9. Celery
  10. Tomatoes
  11. Sweet bell peppers
  12. Potatoes


The Clean Fifteen

  1. Sweet corn
  2. Avocados
  3. Pineapples
  4. Cabbage
  5. Onions
  6. Frozen sweet peas
  7. Papayas
  8. Asparagus
  9. Mangoes
  10. Eggplant
  11. Honeydew melon
  12. Kiwi
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Grapefrui
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