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How Do I Properly Prepare Fresh Strawberries?

OU Kosher October 14, 2021

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By: Halacha Yomit team of OU KOSHER


How do I properly prepare fresh strawberries?


Remove tops. Carefully rotate and inspect each berry. Place in soapy solution. Agitate each berry and soak for several minutes. Wash each berry thoroughly under powerful spray of running water.



See the links below for more information on checking fruit for bugs:


Summary of OU Insect Checking Policies

Fruit and Vegetable Inspection Chart