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2014 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Foods List

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mixed selection of fruit and vegetables

2014 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists

The 2014 Dirty Dozen List has been released.  These are the fruits and vegetables that you may want to consider buying organic to avoid pesticides.

View the full report from EWG, Environmental Working Group

Here are the foods on the Dirty Dozen List this year

  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes
  • Celery
  • Peaches
  • Spinach
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Nectarines (imported)
  • Cucumbers
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Snap peas (imported)
  • Potatoes

Here are the foods on the Clean 15 List this year

  • Avocados
  • Sweet Corn
  • Pineapples
  • Cabbage
  • Sweet Frozen Peas
  • Onions
  • Asparagus
  • Mangos
  • Papayas
  • Kiwi
  • Eggplant
  • Grapefruit
  • Cantelope
  • Cauliflower
  • Sweet Potatoes

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