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Throughly washing greens by immersing them in water and shaking off excess is the best way to get rid of the contaminates.(Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Scrubbing a cantaloupe with a brush is the best way to rid the fruit of contaminates. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
For best results, purchase greens like spinach loose, not in bags or boxes, peel away the outer leaves and give the rest a thorough washing in cold water.(Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
The packages may say "triple-washed and ready to enjoy" but are they really? Expects disagree on whether the greens need to be washed further at home, and some say avoid bagged greens entirely. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)