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St. Petersburg, Florida--You can lower your exposure to pesticides by cutting down on the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables, according to a consumer advocacy group.

The Environmental Working Group analyzed 87,000 United States Department of Agriculture tests from 2000 to 2007 to see which produce had the highest and lowest pesticide levels.

The produce was washed or peeled.

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EWG says eating the "dirty dozen" will expose you to about 10 pesticides a day. EWG suggests buying these fruits & veggies organic.

Click here to see the full list of most pesticide laden and cleanest produce.