These produce are part of the Environmental Working Group's Dirty Dozen, a list of pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. You might wan to wash them thoroughly before consumption!
Environmental Working Group tested conventionally produced fruits and vegetables in terms of pesticide residue. Surprisingly, some of the items contain barely discernible amounts of residue at all making one question if the high price the comes with the organic food label is justified.
The annual Pesticide Data Program Report, which contains data from food samples collected in 2014, has revealed that food with low pesticide residue levels is safe and that it will not even pose a health risk to children or infants.
Listed below are 5 of the most harmul fruits and veggies on the market.
The government has cracked down on a popular import that contains illegal pesticides.