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Kiwi. • Mangos. • Cauliflower. • Onions. • Papayas. • Pineapples. • Sweet peas (frozen). • Sweet potatoes. EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pest...

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MOST & LEAST CONTAMINATED PRODUCE

SECONDARY FOODS | WHOLE FOODS

Many people can’t afford to buy all organic all the time. But you don’t have to buy all organic produce to reduce your exposure to contamination. This list from the Environmental Working Group tells you which fruits and vegetables contain the most chemicals and which ones are least contaminated. Use it when shopping to help make the best choices for you and your family – even if you can’t buy entirely organic foods.

12 MOST CONTAMINATED DIRTY DOZEN PLUSTM •A  pples

•P  eaches

•C  elery

•P  otatoes

•C  herry tomatoes

•S  pinach

•C  ucumbers

•S  trawberries

•G  rapes

•S  weet bell peppers

•H  ot peppers

•K  ale and collard greens

•N  ectarines (Imported)

• Snap peas

15 LEAST CONTAMINATED CLEAN 15TM •A  sparagus

•M  angos

•A  vocados

•C  auliflower

•C  abbage

•O  nions

•C  antaloupe

•P  apayas

•S  weet corn

•P  ineapples

•E  ggplant

•S  weet peas (frozen)

•G  rapefruit

•S  weet potatoes

•K  iwi

EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. Environmental Working Group http://geti.in/1uYdwmm

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