The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

If you are planning to start adding organic foods to your shop 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 as well as a list with the least pesticide residues, termed The Clean Fifteen.

You can read the full report here.

The Dirty Dozen

this naughty list contains: Grapefruit, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Strawberries, Pears, Grapes, Cherries, Peaches, Parsnips, Asparagus, Apples & Apricots.

How To Avoid

Buying organic is an easy way to avoid all pesticide, fertilisers and other nasties used on farms today.  

The Clean Fifteen

in better news; Beetroot, Corn on the cob, Mushrooms, Figs, Rhubarb, Swede, Turnip, Onions, Avocado, Cauliflower, Radish, Sweet Potatoes, Broad Beans, Leeks, Pumpkin & Squash have been found to contain the least pesticide residue of all fruit and vegetable.


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