7. Sweet Bell Peppers
A single bell pepper tested positive for 13 different pesticide residues, according to the recent EWG report. Previous testing shows imidacloprid, a chemical bug killer in the neonicitinoid family, turned up on nearly 80 percent of sweet bell peppers tested. Emerging studies link neonicitinoids insecticides to massive honeybee die-offs.
Grow Your Own: Bell Peppers