Dirty Dozen

12 Fruit and Veg the most contaminated by pesticides according to the american non-profit Environment Watch Group.

1. Apples                                 7. Sweet Bell Peppers

2. Strawberries                      8. Nectarine

3. Grapes                                 9. Cucumber

4. Celery                                  10. Potatoes

5. Peach                                   11. Cherry Tomatoes

6. Spinach                              12. Hot Peppers

Veggies that do not necessarily  need to be organic are those that have a peel or think skin you remove such as onions, avocado, mango, aubergine and winter squash.

Brocolli and asparagus do not attract many pests so are sprayed less (apparently)

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