Is there a risk of virus on fruits and vegetables brought from outside? Know special cleaning tips

28-05-2021 12:49:18
By : Shrishti Nagar

The fear of the coronavirus originating from Wuhan city of China is prevalent all over the world at this time. Lockdown has been announced in many countries including India to break the virus and people are keeping their homes locked and preventing the virus from spreading. It takes two weeks for the symptoms of this virus to be detected, because of this, we cannot guess which person is infected with corona and which needs to be treated carefully. In such a situation, there is a fear in the mind that whether it can be a dangerous virus on fruits and vegetables as well?

By the way, experts around the world are claiming that there is no risk of coronavirus from things of daily needs. We should use these things without any fear. But there can also be a possibility that if the person giving you fruit, milk or vegetable is infected with the corona, then the coronavirus can come to your home through the goods given by him. In such a situation, today we will tell you about some kitchen tips including cleaning of fruits and vegetables.

Water is sufficient to clean vegetables and fruits. But during cleaning you should take special care of some things.

  • Vegetables and fruits should be washed before cutting. Washing it after cutting reduces nutritional value.
  • Always wash vegetables and fruits one by one by filling water in a big pot. In addition, while running water, wash one by one under the tap.
  • If you are short of water or want to wash fruits and vegetables in very little water, an easy way is to take water in a large bowl and add a teaspoon of salt to it. Now dip fruits and vegetables in it and clean it well.
  • The fruits and vegetables should be peeled or cut only after washing them thoroughly in water.

Take care of these kitchen tips

  • If you have brought a packet of milk from outside, wash it thoroughly with water.
  • Avoid tearing any pouch or packet with teeth.
  • Always cook the meat well on high heat and eat it.
  • Always keep cooked foods separate and raw foods separate in the fridge.
  • These days, avoid eating things including peels.


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