Dirty Dozen

The “Dirty Dozen” is a group of fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticide traces. Therefore, buy these products organic whenever possible!

  1. Apples
  2. Strawberries
  3. Grapes
  4. Celery
  5. Peaches
  6. Spinach
  7. Sweet Bell Peppers
  8. Nectarines (imported)
  9. Cucumbers
  10. Potatoes
  11. Cherry Tomatoes
  12. Hot Peppers

*Summer Squash

*Kale and Collard Greens

(Both of these domestic crops tested positive for pesticides toxic to the nervous system)

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