Be informed and choosy when selecting fruits and vegetables, as pesticide residue may be lurking where you least expect it.

The new Dirty Dozen and Dirty Dozen Plus™ lists—a part of Environmental Working Group’s 2013 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™—are out, and apples have taken the dubious top spot again. Take heart, the Clean Fifteen can help you buy nonorganics with confidence.

Sandy Todd Webster

Sandy Todd Webster is the editor in chief of IDEA’s award-winning publications. She is Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified and is a Rouxbe Certified Plant-Based Professional cook.

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