The Worst Summer Fruits

Fruits soaked in pesticides shouldn’t be making any appearances in your kitchen this season.

By Emily Main


By weight, nectarines are one of the worst options for fruit.6. Nectarines
Every sample of imported nectarines tested positive for pesticide residues, the USDA found, and the average imported nectarine contained more pesticides by weight than any other food. Domestically grown nectarines didn’t fare much better. They contained the same range of pesticides, but at lower levels.

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