Are those washes for fruit and vegetables worth your money? Alina Tugend of the New York Times thinks not, after talking with University of Maine food science professor Alfred A. Bushway, who found in a study that the washes were no more effective at cleaning fruit than using distilled water—he says you can go ahead and use tap water. If that still makes you a little antsy but you don't want to spring for the washes, you can just use "a mixture of lemon juice and water."
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