Every year the Eviromental Work Group (EWG) releases a study on which are the safest and worst pesticide laden foods. pesticide in babyfood

While there is little data on the consumption of pesticides in trace amounts, in one study  concluded that a single sample  of Grapes had 15 pesticides.  Blueberries and strawberries both had 13 different pesticides detected on a single sample.

The top foods that where the most chemically laden are:

  1. Apples
  2. Celery
  3. Red Pepper
  4. Sweet bell peppers
  5. Peaches
  6. Strawberries
  7. Nectarines (imported)
  8. Grapes
  9. Spinach
  10. Lettuce – Roman
  11. Lettuce – Iceberg
  12. Cucumbers