Most people these days have been wondering if it’s safe to eat raw fruits and vegetables. We all know that with the current pandemic rising in such good speed, the trick is to sanitize fruits and vegetables as and when you get them from the grocery stores or order them online. Now, the point is how does one know how to clean vegetables and fruits before eating them. Well, it’s simple – use a vegetable disinfectant.
What is Vegetable Disinfectant? Does it sanitize fruits and vegetables?
A vegetable disinfectant or a fruit and vegetable wash is a cleaning product that is designed to help in the removal of dirt, wax, and pesticides from fruits and vegetables before they are consumed. It helps in killing bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other pathogens that are usually present on the surface of most food items. It helps in keeping you safe from foodborne diseases.
Washing your hands before eating is definitely the right choice. Even squeaky cleaning utensils is a good idea. But what about fruits and vegetables? Do you clean them before cooking? How do you clean fruits and veggies at home? As much as it seems safe to clean fruits and vegetables with water, there is always room for doubt if the fruit or vegetable is absolutely clean or not. To avoid this doubt, here are some disinfectant options that you can use to sanitize fruits and vegetables at home without much hustle.
A variety of affordable vegetable disinfectant options to sanitize fruits and vegetables before consumption:
Starting at just Rs 99, the Vin Clean Fruit and Vegetable Wash is a transparent solution, which when mixed in water helps in separating the insoluble resinous/waxy layer from fruits and vegetables. It emulsifies the dirt, making it water-soluble and thus, washes away all unwanted contaminants.
While it’s true that cleaning fruits and vegetables can be a task, here is the Veggie Clean Fruits and Vegetables Washing Liquid which has a 100% natural cleansing action that removes almost 99% of germs and pesticides from fruits and veggies. It is free from all harmful chemicals including preservatives, chlorine, alcohol, or soap and fights germs for your health.
With a fragrance of lemon, the Doom Fruits and Vegetables Washing Liquid is a non-alcoholic vegetable disinfectant that is also biodegradable.
Price Rs 149/-
To sanitize fruits and vegetables, here is another vegetable disinfectant – Kitchpure KCH. This washing liquid, which is 100% naturally derived cleanser, helps in removing germs, chemicals, waxes, and other contaminants from the skin of fruits and vegetables before their consumption.
Price Rs 180/-
The Dr Kleenz Fruit and Vegetable Liquid Wash is a 100% vegan product that safely helps in removing germs, harmful chemicals, and waxes from the skin of fruits and vegetables.
Price Rs 190/-
The NightBlue Fruits and Vegetable Disinfectant is a non-alcoholic solution used to sanitize fruits and vegetables. It helps in removing dirt, wax, soil, and chemicals that are created to withstand water.
Price Rs 269/-
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