Organic or Not?

Here’s a chart put out by the Environment Working Group that gives some direction as to when you should buy organic and when regular produce is fine. The chart was developed based on data from nearly 87,000 tests for pesticide residues. Go to for more info.

Buy organic: Don’t spring for organic:
Peach Onion
apple Avocado
Bell pepper Sweet corn
Celery Pineapple
Nectarine Mango
Strawberries Asparagus
Cherries Sweet peas
Kale Kiwi
Lettuce Cabbage
Grapes Eggplant
Carrots Papaya
Pear Watermelon
Sweet potato