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The most and least Contaminated foods
November 17, 2008, 5:04 pm
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THE MOST CONTAMINATED FRUITS & VEGETABLES:

 

1.PEACHES: Over 94% tested positive for traces of 45 different pesticides.

 

2.CELERY 94% tested positive for 29 different pesticides.

 

3.APPLES: 92% tested positive for 36 pesticides.

 

4..SWEET BELL PEPPERS: 68% tested positive for 39 different pesticides.

 

5.CHERRIES: 91% tested positive for 25 different pesticides.

 

6.IMPORTED GRAPES: 86% tested positive for 35 different pesticides.

 

7.NECTARINES: 97% tested positive for 26 different pesticides.

 

8.PEARS : 94% tested positive for 35 different pesticides.

 

9.POTATOES: 79% tested positive for 29 different pesticides.

 

10.RASPBERRIES: 59% tested positive for 39 different pesticides.

 

11.SPINACH: 83% tested positive for 36 different pesticides.

 

12.STRAWBERRIES: 90% tested positive for 36 different pesticides.

 

THE LEAST CONTAMINATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES:

 

1.ASPARAGUS

 

2.AVOCADOS

 

3.BANANAS

 

4.BROCOLLI

 

5.CAULIFLOWER

 

6.SWEET CORN

 

7.KIWI

 

8.MANGOES

 

9.ONIONS

 

10.PAPAYAS

 

11.PINEAPPLES

 

12.SWEET PEAS

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