Also, can you remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?
What is the best way to wash pesticides off fruits and vegetables?
- Fill a large bowl with 4 parts water to 1 part plain white vinegar.
- Soak the fruit or vegetables you'd like to clean in the mixture for 20 minutes.
- Rinse the fruit or vegetables well with water. Studies have shown that washing your produce can reduce the pesticide residue, but won't eliminate all pesticides.
What kind of pesticides are used on apples?
|What Pesticide?||How Often is it Found?6||Conventional vs. Organic|
|Diphenylamine (DPA)||82.8%||Conventional vs. Organic|
|Thiabendazole||81.0%||Conventional vs. Organic|
|Pyrimethanil||75.2%||Conventional vs. Organic|
|Chlorantraniliprole||41.2%||Conventional vs. Organic|