Says the EWG: ‘92 percent of kale samples had two or more pesticide residues detected’ adding that a single sample of the same kale could yield as many as 18 kinds of residue.
The entire list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticides are:
But it’s not all bad news, with the EWG also identifying the top 15 fruits and veggies which had ‘few, if any’ pesticides.
The best pesticide-free fruit and veggies are:
- Sweet corn
- Peas (frozen)
11. Honeydew melons
12. Kiwi fruit