The Best Ways to Wash Fruits and Vegetables

iVillage 3/7/13

Between listeria-tainted cantaloupes and salmonella in grape tomatoes, the produce aisle has become quite a scary place. How can we be sure that what we’re eating is actually safe? I usually give fruits and vegetables a brief rinse or a quick spin in the salad spinner but given all the recent food recalls, I’m starting to rethink this laid-back approach. Is regular old water really enough?

Check out the slideshow above for tips on how to properly wash fruits and vegetables.

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