Fruits With the Highest Pesticide Residues

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Nectarines

Similar to peaches, nectarines may have pesticide residues due to their delicate skin.

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Strawberries

These berries often top the list for high pesticide residues, making it advisable to choose organic strawberries when possible.

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Grapes

Conventional grapes can have pesticide residues, particularly on the thin skin. Consider opting for organic grapes or washing them thoroughly.

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Apples

Apples are commonly treated with pesticides to protect them from insects and diseases, leading to residues on the skin.

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Cherries

Cherries are often treated with pesticides to prevent damage from insects. Choosing organic cherries can help reduce pesticide exposure.

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Pears

Pears, especially conventionally grown ones, may have pesticide residues on their skin. Opting for organic pears can be a healthier choice.

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Bell Peppers

These vegetables may have pesticide residues on their skin. Choosing organic bell peppers or washing them thoroughly can help reduce exposure.

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Tomatoes

While tomatoes have a protective skin, they are sometimes treated with pesticides. Washing and opting for organic tomatoes can minimise exposure.

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Spinach

While not a fruit, spinach is commonly consumed in smoothies and salads. It is known to have higher pesticide residues, so consider choosing organic spinach.