The Foods With The Most Pesticides

Every year, the Environmental Working Group compiles an annual Shopper's Guide To Pesticides In Produce list of foods with the least and most pesticides and for 2021 (for the sixth year in a row), strawberries have the unflattering distinction of being the most likely to contain contaminated pesticide residues. 

And you thought washing your fruits and veggies off was silly? Think again! Here’s a look at the ‘worst offenders’!

List of fruits and vegetables with the MOST Pesticides

  1. Strawberries
  2. Spinach
  3. Kale, Collard, Mustard
  4. Nectarines
  5. Apples
  6. Grapes
  7. Cherries
  8. Peaches
  9. Pears
  10. Bell and hot peppers
  11. Celery
  12. Tomatoes

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