Produce and Pesticides: What You Should Know

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  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables
  • healthy eating
  • healthy eating
  • healthy eating

Produce Prep

Foods not labeled organic are usually labeled "conventional" in most grocery stores. If you must buy conventionally-grown fruit or vegetables, experts say it is best to wash them and peel the skin off (where the pesticide residue resides) before consuming, however this may only have a limited effect. (Photo: PA Photos /Landov)