Pesticide Residue On Produce


List of Produce with the

Highest & Lowest Amounts of Pesticide Residue

Organic Produce can be expensive, and though it is always best to buy organic, as hard as you may try… sometimes it just isn’t in your budget.

So here’s a list of the most commonly bought produce with the highest and lowest amounts of pesticide residues found in the fruit or vegetable. It would be in your best interest to ALWAYS buy organic versions of the produce listed in the “Highest” category.

Keep in mind that lower pesticide residue does not mean ZERO pesticides.

Highest Amount of Pesticide Residue

(The produce listed here should always be organic to avoid the toxic pesticide residue)

  • Peaches
  • Celery
  • Plums
  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
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  • Bell Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Collard Greens
  • Cherries
  • Potatoes
  • Grapes
  • Lettuce
  • Pears
  • Tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Onions


Lowest Amount of Pesticide Residue

  • Papaya
  • Cantaloupe
  • Watermelon
  • Grapefruit
  • Honeydew
  • Banana
  • Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Coconuts


And don’t forget to support local (hopefully organic) farmers as much as possible!


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