Pesticides are increasingly common chemicals used in agriculture. However, it is true that certain fruits and vegetables contain higher amounts of pesticides. For example, apples, grapes, peppers, spinach and other fruits and vegetables are foods with high pesticide residues.
Which foods contain the highest amount of pesticide residues?
By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/12/2021
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).