THE 'DIRTY DOZEN'
The Environmental Working Group annually provides a list of the 'dirty dozen' foods that have a high concentration of pesticides and are recommended to be purchases organically.
First off let's think about what I just wrote. An organization that tells us that the amount of poisons have reached a level of potential danger so it's best not to consume them. What's wrong with this statement...? Anyway... We're of the generation that expects our produce to be 'perfect' no blemishes, no dark spots and definitely no browning, and available all year long. I understand that the latest genetically engineered apple will not brown when cut. Oh boy that should be a big seller. I don't know about you, but I'd love to find a good old apple with a half eaten worm. When's the last time you've seen a worm in an apple? Oh yes, that was BEFORE pesticides.
So here you have it, you may want to consider buying organic or thoroughly washing these fruits and vegetables before consuming.
Remember, we are what we eat!