Which foods are the most, and least, pesticide-contaminated?

What about grapes? Does anybody know?

In any case, I send this out not just to help you shop with greater care, but also as a pitch for the organic movement, on behalf of small farms and against the giants of agribusiness.


The Most and Least Pesticide-Contaminated Foods

The United States Department of Agriculture has an ongoing Pesticide Data Program that tests for pesticide residues on a variety of basic foods, especially those likely to be eaten by infants and children. The Environmental Working Group translates the USDA data into a list of the best and worst foods as far as pesticide residue levels are concerned.

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