There are some fruits and veggies that are less contaminated than others. According to USNews.com, there are “The Dirty Dozen” vs. the “Clean 15”. This is a list of the most contaminated fruits and veggies that are more likely to hold pesticides when washed with water vs. those that are less likely to hold pesticide residue when washed with regular water – thereby making it safer to buy in its non-organic form.
The “Dirty” Dozen (according to USNews.com)
If you want to buy organic, the above produce should definitely be added to your organic list. Or, you can use your veggie wash and save a few bucks.
The “Clean” 15 (according to USNews.com)