The Dirty Dozen

Organic produce is wonderful for the planet and your body, but it sure costs a lot. If you’re looking to save money on food, but also want to avoid pesticides, these are the foods for which organic matters most. According to the Environmental Working Group, common growing practices make these crops the most likely to contain pesticide residues.

  1. Apples
  2. Bell peppers
  3. Celery
  4. Cherries
  5. Imported grapes
  6. Nectarines
  7. Peaches
  8. Pears
  9. Potatoes
  10. Raspberries
  11. Spinach
  12. Strawberries

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