Question of the Day: Do bell peppers need to be organic?
Quick Answer: It is always best to buy organic bell peppers when possible.
The Environmental Work Group (EWG) lists bell peppers as one of its Dirty Dozen™. These are the 12 foods found to have the highest levels of pesticide contamination in America.
If you can’t find organic bell peppers in your area and must have them, be sure to wash the peppers you buy thoroughly before consuming them.