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The Clean Fifteen is a list of the fruits and vegetables that have the lowest levels of pesticide residues and are less likely to test positive for multiple pesticides. In fact, 89 percent of pineapple, 78 percent of mango, 75 percent of kiwi, and 61 percent of cantaloupe tested had no residues at all.
The Dirty Dozen (Always Buy Organic)
- Cherry tomatoes
- Hot peppers
- Nectarines (imported)
- Sweet bell peppers
- Collards and kale
- Summer squash and zucchini
The Clean Fifteen (OK to Buy Conventional)
- Sweet peas (frozen)
- Sweet potatoes