Food that is labeled "organic" has been grown or raised without chemical fertilizers, pest killers (pesticides), weed killers (herbicides), hormones, or drugs.
This means that farmers and ranchers who grow organic food:
You can avoid pesticides by buying only organic food. Or you could buy organic versions of only the foods you eat most often or of only those foods that have the most pesticides when grown on traditional farms. Visit your local farmers market. Buy from them make friends with your local farmers.
The following fruits and vegetables generally have the highest pesticide levels:
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