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How to clean pesticide residues in vegetables and fruits
Everyone knows to clean before eating vegetables and fruits. It is not known that some pesticide residues cannot be washed away. The staff of the Autonomous Region Food and Drug Administration introduced several methods for removing pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables.

Soak in clear water: Mainly used for leafy vegetables, such as spinach, lettuce, cabbage, etc. Generally rinse off the surface dirt with clean water, remove the visible stains, and then cover the fruit and vegetable parts with clean water about 5 cm. Soak in flowing water should be no less than 30 minutes. If necessary, cleaning agents such as fruit and vegetable lotions can be added to increase the dissolution of pesticides. Washing and soaking for 2 to 3 times in this way can basically remove most of the remaining pesticide components.

Alkaline water immersion cleaning: most organophosphorus pesticides can decompose quickly in alkaline environment. Generally add 5 to 10 grams of edible soda in 500 ml of clear water to make alkaline water. Put the initially washed fruits and vegetables in alkaline water. According to the amount of vegetables, mix enough alkaline water. Soak for 5 to 15 minutes and rinse the fruits and vegetables with clean water , Repeat washing 3 times or so is better.

Heating cooking: commonly used in celery, cabbage, green pepper, beans, etc. Because carbamate insecticides will accelerate decomposition as the temperature rises, generally put the washed fruits and vegetables in boiling water for 2 to 5 minutes and immediately remove them, and then wash them with water for 1 to 2 times. Place in the pan to cook into dishes.

Washing and peeling: For fruits and vegetables with skins, the appearance of residual pesticides can be peeled off with a sharp tool to eat meaty parts, which is both delicious and safe.

Ozone water cleaning: This is the most safe and environmentally friendly way at present, not only can effectively kill the pathogenic bacteria and spoilage bacteria attached to the vegetable surface, but also can remove the remaining chemical substances on the vegetable surface, it is to maintain and improve the safety of new vegetable food One of the sexual methods. Studies have shown that this method can reduce the total number of bacteria on the surface of fruits and vegetables by more than 90%, especially for Escherichia coli.

How to use ozone water machine for disinfection and cleaning of fruits and vegetables
1. First connect the ozone-requiring water machine to the faucet, and put the fruits and vegetables to be washed into the basin
2. Turn on the faucet, this ozone water machine starts to work to pass ozone into the water until the water overflows the fruits and vegetables and close the faucet
3. Wait for half an hour, then you can take out the fruits and vegetables, and you will get the cleaned fruits and vegetables that are healthy and free of pesticide residues.
  • Apr 22, 2020
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