This summary may help as it outlines some of the products where organics really shine.Several different studies have found the highest pesticide residue levels in apples, butter, celery, cherries, cucumbers, grapes, green beans, milk, milk products, peaches, peanuts, pears, popcorn, potatoes, spinach, stawberries, bell peppers and squash. Simply rinsing these fruits and vegetables won’t remove all the residue.
|Pesticide Action Network (panna.org)||Creative Commons Environmental Working group (produce only)||Dr Greene
|StrawberriesBell Peppers (Green & Red)Spinach
Winter Squash (US)
|ButterCantaloupeCucumbers & Pickles