The Dirty Dozen is a list of foods with the highest pesticide and chemical residue on them. You want to make sure you buy them organic whenever possible. Surprisingly, they are a bit more common then you might imagine.
The Dirty Dozen and What to Always buy Organic if you Can:
6. Nectarines (imported)
7. Grapes (imported)
8. Sweet bell peppers
12. Kale & Collard Greens (tie)
So, What is Safer? There are a group of foods called the “Clean 15” that have the least amount of residue from pesticides and chemicals on them. They are:
2. Sweet Corn
4. Avocado Avocado
6. Sweet peas
9. Cantaloupe (domestic)
13. Sweet Potatoes
Want to know more? Check out this Article at TheDailyGreen.com to read all about The Dirty Dozen.