The Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

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

By Leah Zerbe


potatoes10. Potatoes

Potatoes are hammered with chemicals. The average potato has a much higher total weight of pesticides than any other food crop. Nonorganic versions of the starchy staple are generally sprayed multiple times a year in the field then their vines are sprayed with an herbicide just prior to harvesting to make the process easier.

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