Five organic fruits and vegetables that are worth the higher cost, due to high levels of pesticide in non-organic choices

by Peter Whoriskey

Pesticide risk for green beans hasn’t fallen for 20 years even though progress has been made for other produce, Consumer Reports says.  Photo: Flickr user Mohammed Mahdi

Buying organic fruits and vegetables costs more, and for many shoppers, the advantage hardly seems worth the expense. But for certain produce items, “buying organic is a must,” according to a new release from Consumer Reports, the nonprofit long known for its product reviews.

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