HOW TO REMOVE PESTICIDES FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
- Fill a large bowl or sink with 4 parts water to 1 part plain white vinegar.
- Soak the fruit and vegetable that you would like to clean in the mixture for 15-20 minutes.
- Thoroughly rinse the fruit and vegetables well with water
For further reading I highly suggest checking out the Dirty Dozen list
for more information about which kinds of produce are the most likely to have the most pesticide residue on them. It’s a great thing to have in mind when buying organic, or doing an extra thorough wash like this one, once you have your groceries home.