The Environmental Working Group (EWG) a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, issued research about which types of produce had the highest pesticide load and for which an organic purchase makes the most sense. This was summarized well on Dr. Andrew Weil’s website:

Dirty dozen: fruits & vegetables to always buy organic:

http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART02985/Foods-You-Should-Always-Buy-Organic.html

Foods you don’t have to buy organic:

http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART02984/Foods-You-Dont-Have-to-Buy-Organic.html

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