The Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

You won't be questioning organic after reading this list.

By Leah Zerbe


Strawberries2. Strawberries

EWG rated strawberries as the second most contaminated fruit, basing its conclusion on government data. Still, if it's a choice between eating a conventional strawberry or processed, sugar- or fat-laden convenience foods, choose the berry—the antioxidants in even nonorganic versions outweigh the risks, EWG notes. To cut your chemical load, choose organic whenever possible.

Grow Your Own: Strawberries