Dirty Dozen - Clean Fifteen

The dirty dozen and clean fifteen is a list of the fruits and vegetables that are the most and least contaminated by pesticide use according to the Environmental Working Group. This list is updated each year so for the most up to date list, check out www.ewg.org

Try and eat organic versions of the "dirty" 12 whenever possible.

Save money by knowing what the clean fifteen are.

DIRTY 12

  1. Apples

  2. Celery

  3. Strawberries

  4. Peaches

  5. Spinach

  6. Nectarines (imported)

  7. Grapes (imported)

  8. Sweet Bell Peppers

  9. Potatoes

  10. Blueberries

  11. Lettuce

  12. Kale/Collard Greens

CLEAN 15

1.  Asparagus

2.  Avocados

3.  Cabbage

4.  Cantaloupe (Domestic)

5.  Cauliflower

6.  Eggplant

7.  Grapefruit

8.  Kiwi

9.  Mangoes

10. Onions (Best)

11. Papayas

12. Pineapples (Best)

13. Sweet Corn (Best)

14. Sweet Peas (frozen)

15. Sweet Potatoes