12 Most Contaminated Fruits and Vegetables

February 27, 2009

The following fruits and vegetables are most likely to be contaminated:

1. PEACHES: Over 94% tested positive for traces of 45 different pesticides

2. CELERY: 94% tested positive for 29 different pesticides

3. APPLES: 92% tested positive for 36 pesticides

4. SWEET BELL PEPPERS: 68% tested positive for 39 different pesticides

5. CHERRIES: 91% tested positive for 25 different pesticides

6. IMPORTED GRAPES: 86% tested positive for 35 different pesticides

7. NECTARINES: 97% tested positive for 26 different pesticides

8. PEARS: 94% tested positive for 35 different pesticides

9. POTATOES: 79% tested positive for 29 different pesticides

10. RASPBERRIES: 59% tested positive for 39 different pesticides

11. SPINACH: 83% tested positive for 36 different pesticides

12. STRAWBERRIES: 90% tested positive for 36 different pesticides

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