7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

In Diet by Jeremy Katz

You may find this of some use with regard to safe eating. Make sure your fruit and vegetables are organic as well!

1.Wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm water and soap before and after preparing fresh produce

2.Cut away any damaged or bruised areas

3.Gently rub produce while holding it under plain running water

4.Wash produce before you peel it

5.Use a clean vegetable brush to scrub firm produce

6.Dry produce with a clean cloth or paper towel

7.Throw away the outermost leaves of a head of lettuce or cabbage

Sources:
FDA May 23, 2011

Time May 30, 2011

Courtesy of Dr Mercola.