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Most Important Produce to Buy Organically

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It can sometimes be difficult to determine how risky it is to buy non-organic fruits and vegetables. Here’s a list of the produce that’s well worth the extra pennies/pound.

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Celery Report Abuse
Celery is consistently included in the top 5 of “Most-Contaminated” lists.
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Peaches Report Abuse
Nearly 97% of peaches test positive for pesticides.
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Strawberries Report Abuse
Non-organics are consistently sprayed with pesticides throughout the growing season.
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Apples Report Abuse
Apples hold the majority of the contaminants in their rinds.
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Potatoes Report Abuse
Potatoes can be especially susceptible to ground contaminants.
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Spinach Report Abuse
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Bell peppers Report Abuse
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Pears Report Abuse
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