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Pesticides in Food: 15 ‘Cleanest’ Fruits & Vegetables

Avocados top the list


Environmental Working Group looked at pesticides in food and made a list of the foods that have the most and the least amount of pesticides.

Pesticides in food
Source: Wikipedia

The group analyzed pesticides in food, ranking 51 popular produce items from the dirtiest to the cleanest. The list consisted of fruits and vegetables that most of us consume on a regular basis.

Here are the 15 cleanest fruits and vegetables from EWP’s list.

  1. Avocados
  2. Sweet Corn
  3. Pineapples
  4. Cabbage
  5. Sweet Peas – Frozen
  6. Onion
  7. Asparagus
  8. Mangoes
  9. Papayas
  10. Kiwi
  11. Eggplant
  12. Grapefruit
  13. Cantaloupe
  14. Cauliflower
  15. Sweet Potatoes

Also check out the 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables.

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Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/05/pesticides-in-food-cleanest/.

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