14 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides

vegetables for parrotsAll birds need an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetable as part of their diet, in addition to one of our custom Ultimate Blends.  It is important to be aware of those produce items which contain a large quantity of pesticides. These foods should never be purchased as conventional, always organic.

1. Apples
2. Celery
3. Cherry tomatoes
4. Cucumbers
5. Grapes
6. Hot peppers
7. Nectarines (imported)
8. Peaches
9. Potatoes
10. Spinach (limit the amt. of spinach given to birds since it contains oxalic acid, which binds to calcium; given frequently, spinach can cause a calcium deficiency.)
11. Strawberries
12. Sweet bell peppers
13. Kale/collard greens
14. Summer squash