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TOPIC: Worst and Best foods containing Pesticides

Worst and Best foods containing Pesticides 12 Mar 2009 00:28 #3923

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Worst and best foods list containing pesticides

From EWG's Food News: shoppers guide to pesticides...buy foods in black bold typeface organic....green are ok to buy non-organic.

http://www.foodnews.org/fulllist.php  

1 (worst) Peach  100 (highest pesticide load) - buy organic
2 Apple 93
3 Sweet Bell Pepper 83
4 Celery 82
5 Nectarine 81
6 Strawberries 80
7 Cherries 73

8 Kale 69
9 Lettuce 67
10 Grapes - Imported 66
11 Carrot 63


12 Pear 63

13 Collard Greens 60

14 Spinach 58

15 Potato 56

16 Green Beans 53

17 Summer Squash 53

18 Pepper 51

19 Cucumber 50

20 Raspberries 46

21 Grapes - Domestic 44

22 Plum 44

23 Orange 44

24 Cauliflower 39

25 Tangerine 37

26 Mushrooms 36

27 Banana 34

28 Winter Squash 34

29 Cantaloupe 33

30 Cranberries 33

31 Honeydew Melon 30

32 Grapefruit 29

33 Sweet Potato 29

34 Tomato 29

35 Broccoli 28

36 Watermelon 26
37 Papaya 20
38 Eggplant 20
39 Cabbage 17
40 Kiwi 13
41 Sweet Peas - Frozen 10
42 Asparagus 10
43 Mango 9

44 Pineapple 7
45 Sweet Corn - Frozen 2
46 Avocado 1
47 (best) Onion 1 (lowest pesticide load)
 

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