The Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

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

By Leah Zerbe


cucumbers9. Cucumbers

Traditionally, toxic endosulfan, a chemical in the DDT family, has been a go-to pesticide for many commercial cucumber growers. Luckily, the government is phasing out its use for all crops because it's a potent neurotoxin. Still, cucumbers today have a heavy pesticide load, according to EWG. Choose organic when you can.

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