Produce Wash Guide

Jan 01, 2024


Peter Rubin, Amber Sciligo, Naomi Seifu
Organic farmers are required to grow their crops without the use of synthetic agrochemicals, protecting you from the health risks associated with chemical pesticide residues found on conventional fruits and vegetables. However, when organic options are unavailable, you can still reduce pesticide exposure by using household remedies to wash your fruits and vegetables. The Organic Center compiled the most effective treatments for removing pesticides from various fruits and vegetables. All of the information provided is derived from peer-reviewed research, links are provided for further reference. 
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