Here’s a couple of lists: One of foods you should always buy organic and the other a list of produce that is alright to buy conventionally grown items.
Print this list and take it with you when you go shopping.
Always Buy Organic:
Why? These foods have been found to have high levels of pesticide contamination.
Always wash all fruits and vegetables just before cooking and preparing.
- Imported Nectarines
- Cherry and Grape Tomatoes
- Corn – to avoid GMO
- Collard greens
- Hot peppers
- Summer Squash
- Sweet Bell Peppers
OK To Buy Conventionally Grown:
Why? These crops are safely grown with the low usage of pesticide resulting in lower pesticide residue on your fruits and vegetables.
Always wash well before preparing.
- Papayas – Check for GMO
- Cabbage, all varieties
- Sweet Potatoes