Published On: Jun 21 2012 11:24:14 AM CDTUpdated On: Apr 23 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT
Using data from nearly 89,000 tests for pesticide residues in produce, the Environmental Working Group compiled its annual list of the 20 most contaminated fruits and vegetables, called the "Dirty Dozen Plus."
18. Nectarines (Domestic)
16. Kale/collard greens/leafy greens
15. Snap peas (Imported)
13. Blueberries (domestic)
12. Bell peppers
7. Nectarines (imported)
6. Hot peppers
3. Cherry Tomatoes
Among the cleanest? Kiwi, onions, sweet corn, pineapples, avocado, cabbage, frozen sweet peas, green onions, winter squash, broccoli and summer squash.
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