Should I buy organic fruit?

Should I buy organic fruit?

Consider buying organic fruit if it’s high in pesticides.

These fruits are listed in order of highest contamination first:

  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Grapes (imported)
  • Pears
  • Raspberries
  • Grapes (domestic)
  • Plums
  • Oranges

Spend your money on the most contaminated fruits first and work your way down the list, depending on how much you’re willing to spend.

Environmental Working Group: Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides

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