It’s not always affordable to only buy organic fruit and veg. These lists outline what crops are generally heavily sprayed when grown conventionally and which ones are safer to buy non-organic.
The fruit and vegetables which contain the most pesticides are as follows – these are the ones you SHOULD buy organic if possible.
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Snap Peas
The EWG also supplies a list of the least pesticide laden produce – The Clean 15
- Sweet Corn
- Sweet Peas
- Sweet Potatoes