Which fruit has the most pesticides?

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Which fruit has the most pesticides?

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According to the USDA Pesticide Data Program peaches have up to 62 Pesticide Residues and apples come in at 2nd place. Before writing this article I would have guessed apples. Everyone has their own choice in which foods they consume. A few years ago my wife and I decided to buy certain fruits and vegetables organic (mostly those known to have the most pesticide residue). We don’t have a conniption fit if we are out or in a situation where non organic is the only thing available, but we just try to do our best. To see some common myths about organics, pesticide statistics, and health effects from pesticides please see the links below:



Five Organic Myths – Whole Foods

Health effects of pesticides – Wikipedia

Pesticides: Topical & Chemical Fact Sheets – EPA