The 2018 'Dirty Dozen' and 'Clean 15' lists

The EWG's 2018 Dirty Dozen listThe 2018 "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean 15" lists

The Environment Working Group released its annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean 15" lists, with minimal changes from last year's rankings. 

 

Analysis from Produce Retailer and The Packer

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The "Dirty Dozen"  

1. Strawberries
2. Spinach
3. Nectarines
4. Apples
5. Grapes
6. Peaches
7. Cherries
8. Pears
9. Tomatoes
10. Celery
11. Potatoes
12. Sweet Bell Peppers

The "Clean 15"

1. Avocados
2. Sweet Corn
3. Pineapples
4. Cabbages
5. Onions
6. Sweet Peas
7. Papayas
8. Asparagus
9. Mangoes
10. Eggplants
11. Honeydews
12. Kiwis
13. Cantaloupes
14. Cauliflower
15. Broccoli