What's the best way to wash fruits and vegetables? - VeggieBoards
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#1 Old 09-24-2004, 10:25 PM
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I prefer to buy organic fruits and veggies, but in Japan it's basically impossible, as they are insanely expensive. For example, I saw an organic pear for 400 yen (about $4). I just can't afford that. So, what's the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables? Are there any special washes I could make?
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#2 Old 09-24-2004, 10:30 PM
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I don't usually wash mine. If I did it would just be in water.

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#3 Old 09-25-2004, 06:29 PM
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Water with a little white vinegar will do the trick.
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#4 Old 09-27-2004, 10:07 PM
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I wash my fruit and veggies with "Veggiewash," I buy it in my healthfood store. It smells like lemons and is all natural and organic! Ohterwise, if I'm out of veggiewash I just soak my green veggies in salt water for a few minutes to kill the worm eggs.
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