Dirty Dozen Fruits and Veggies 2014

Lower number = More pesticides

  1. Apples
  2. Strawberries
  3. Grapes
  4. Celery
  5. Peaches
  6. Spinach
  7. Sweet Bell Peppers
  8. Nectarines – Imported
  9. Cucumbers
  10. Cherry Tomatoes
  11. Snap Peas – Imported
  12. Potatoes
  13. Hot Peppers
  14. Blueberries – Domestic
  15. Lettuce
  16. Kale/Collard Greens
  17. Plums
  18. Cherries
  19. Nectarines – Domestic
  20. Pears
  21. Tangerines
  22. Carrots
  23. Blueberries – Imported
  24. Green Beans
  25. Winter Squash
  26. Summer Squash
  27. Raspberries
  28. Broccoli
  29. Snap Peas – Domestic
  30. Green Onions
  31. Oranges
  32. Bananas
  33. Tomatoes
  34. Watermelon
  35. Honeydew Melon
  36. Mushrooms
  37. Sweet Potatoes
  38. Cauliflower
  39. Cantaloupe
  40. Grapefruit
  41. Eggplant
  42. Kiwi
  43. Papaya
  44. Mango
  45. Asparagus
  46. Onions
  47. Sweet Peas – Frozen
  48. Cabbage
  49. Pineapples
  50. Sweet Corn
  51. Avocados

EWG analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to come up with rankings for these popular fresh produce items. All 48 foods are listed below from worst to best

Source: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php