shall we always buy organic ?

the clean fifteen is a list of the fruits and vegetables that have the lowest levels of pesticide residues and are less likely to test positive for multiple pesticides. in fact, 89 percent of pineapple, 78 percent of mango, 75 percent of kiwi, and 61 percent of cantaloupe tested had no residues at all.
the dirty dozen (always buy organic)
apples
celery
cherry tomatoes
cucumbers
grapes
hot peppers
nectarines (imported)
peaches
potatoes
spinach
strawberries
sweet bell peppers
collards and kale
summer squash and zucchini
the clean fifteen (ok to buy conventional)
asparagus
avocado
cabbage
cantaloupe
corn
eggplant
grapefruit
kiwi
mangos
mushrooms
onions
papayas
pineapples
sweet peas (frozen)
sweet potatoes
original post http://www.thekitchn.com/decide-when-to-buy-organic-with-the-ewgs-2013-dirty-dozen-list-188691
full list http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php

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