dirty dozen & clean fifteen

A good reminder of the “Clean Fifteen” and “Dirty Dozen”.  The data is the most up to date list from the the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and is based on the level of chemical contamination and residual pesticides in these foods.
Dirty Dozen – Try to buy these organic
  1.  Apples
  2. Celery
  3. Strawberries
  4. Peaches
  5. Spinach
  6. Nectarines – imported
  7. Grapes – imported
  8. Sweet Bell Peppers
  9. Potatoes
  10. Bluberries – domestic
  11. Lettuce
  12. Kale/Collard Greens

Clean FifteenLowest in pesticide residue

  1. Onions
  2. Sweet Corn
  3. Pineapples
  4. Avocado
  5. Asparagus
  6. Sweet Peas
  7. Mangoes
  8. Eggplant
  9. Cantaloupe – domestic
  10. Kiwi
  11. Cabbage
  12. Watermelon
  13. Sweet Potatoes
  14. Grapefruit
  15. Mushrooms
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One Response to dirty dozen & clean fifteen

  1. ilibrarianblog says:

    Really appreciate the reminder! I’m putting this list into my iPhone so I have it when I’m grocery shopping. Thanks!

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