The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

If you are planning to start buying some organic foods but aren’t sure where to start, read on!

Pesticide Action Network UK have published a list of the fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residues termed “The Dirty Dozen” and a list of foods with the least pesticide residues, termed “The Clean Fifteen”.

You can read the full report here.

If you want to start the move towards buying organic foods, start swapping non-organic foods from the dirty dozen list.

The Dirty Dozen:

Grapefruit, Oranges, Lemons & Limes, Strawberries, Pears, Grapes, Cherries, Peaches, Parsnips, Asparagus, Apples, Apricots

The Clean Fifteen:

Beetroot, Corn on the cob, Mushrooms, Figs, Rhubarb, Swede, Turnip, Onions, Avocado, Cauliflower, Radish, Sweet Potatoes, Broad Beans, Leeks, Pumpkin & Squash

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