Organic vs. Nonorganic: What Fruits and Veggies Should You Buy?


Knowing how many pesticides are used when growing your produce is important. Check out the table below to help you make informed decisions.

Food Percentage of Samples With Pesticides Total Number of Pesticides
Asparagus 6.60% 22
Avocado 1.40% 2
Sweet Peas 22.90% 5
Grapefruit 54.50% 10
Onions (Y) 0.20% 2
Sweet Corn 3.70% 3
Pineapple 7.70% 6
Mango 7.10% 13

Learn more about organic foods from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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