“The Dirty Dozen”
Even when buying organic, these foods can still be packed with toxins, since they absorb them easily, and they can lead to cancer and other diseases.
This list was compiled using data from the United States Department of Agriculture on the amount of pesticide residue found in non-organic and organic fruits and vegetables after they had been washed.
• domestic blueberries
• sweet bell peppers
• spinach, kale and collard greens
• imported grapes