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Organic produce often costs 50 percent more than conventional produce and that can add up on your grocery bill. The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, pored over the results of more than 100,000 USDA and FDA tests for pesticides on 46 popular produce items. The list below is ranked from most to least commonly contami-nated produce to help you decide which fruits and vegetables to buy or not buy organic.
Organic - Most Commonly Contaminated
SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP NEWS ORGANIZATION