Do you touch all of the fruit in the grocery store before picking the perfect pears, peaches, and apples? So does everyone else.
That right there is reason enough to scrub your produce before chowing down, but did you know that there’s another equally nasty reason? Apparently, grocers coat some fruits and vegetables with wax to make them last longer on the shelves.
Fortunately for us, the folks over at Little Things came up with an awesome trick that’ll help you avoid eating wax the next time you reach for an apple.
(via Little Things)
I seriously had no idea that this was a thing, so I’ll definitely be adding this trick to my kitchen arsenal. Will you give it a try?
Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/apple-wax/