Here’s how to properly wash your produce
22 June 2019 | 6:08 am
The proper produce-washing protocol can be a highly contentious issue. So what's the right way to wash your fruits and veggies? Always wash your hands first to avoid the spread of microbes onto the produce. Use running water to remove dirt from the surface of the produce. A vegetable brush is a useful tool for scrubbing anything with a hard peel or skin. Baking soda will help wash away any pesticide residue. Experts advise against using produce wash, because it may not be safe for consumption.
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Spain provides Europe with much of its fruit and vegetables, and demand is on the rise amid the coronavirus crisis. But how is the country meeting this increased demand? In the greenhouses of the Andalusia region, managers are implementing safety measures to protect workers. But in the region of Murcia, where many foreign pickers live in slums, unions say it's a different story out in the fields. Meanwhile, Andalusia also counts more than 100 makeshift camps where thousands of illegal pickers live, unattended to by the health services. Our correspondents report.
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