Environmental Working Group's DIRTY DOZEN List of Fruits and Vegetables with the Most Pesticide Residues in conventioanly grown US produce. This 2014 List, from WORST onward actually tested 51 foods. Please note that 2/3rds of produce sampled in the US had pesticide residues and peppers and leafy greens have particularly hazardous chemicals despite being lower in quantity.

From WORST to BEST

1. APPLES
2. STRAWBERRIES
3. GRAPES
4. CELERY
5. PEACHES
6. SPINACH
7. SWEET BELL PEPPERS
8. NECTARINES - IMPORTED
9. CUCUMBERS
10. CHERRY TOMATOES
11. SNAP PEAS - IMPORTED
12. POTATOES
13. HOT PEPPERS
14. BLUEBERRIES - DOMESTIC
15. LETTUCE
16. KALE / COLLARD GREENS
17. PLUMS
18. CHERRIES
19. NECTARINES - DOMESTIC
20. PEARS
21. TANGERINES
22. CARROTS
23. BLUEBERRIES - IMPORTED
24. GREEN BEANS
25. WINTER SQUASH
26. SUMMER SQUASH
27. RASPBERRIES
28. BROCCOLI
29. SNAP PEAS - DOMESTIC
30. GREEN ONIONS
31. ORANGES
32. BANANAS
33. TOMATOES
34. WATERMELON
35. HONEYDEW MELONS
36. MUSHROOMS
37 SWEET POTATOES
38. CAULIFLOWER
39. CANTALOUPE
40. GRAPEFRUIT
41. EGGPLANT
42. KIWI
43. PAPAYAS
44. MANGOES
45. ASPARAGUS
46. ONIONS
47. SWEET PEAS - FROZEN
48. CABBAGE
49. PINEAPPLES
50. SWEET CORN
51. AVOCADO

Buying organically grown foods is one of the best ways to avoid the dangers of pesticides and to increase the nutrients that you get from your food.

For More Information, go to: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php