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    Quote Originally Posted by Missy18 View Post
    Woollies have a very strict QA program (I am QA manager & deal with it daily) less likely to have any issues buying from Woolworths for this reason but it is still high risk product & if its not handled or stored correctly it can become dangerous.
    Cool, I won't touch what's leftover!

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    Dp has told me there is often rats in the warehouse getting into the fruit & veg, also snakes, frogs, spiders, and he recently saw someone drop a pallet of strawberries and repack them back into the punnets as best they could after they'd been on the ground, I wouldn't just be worried about the supermarkets handling of produce!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Temet Nosce~ View Post
    Dp has told me there is often rats in the warehouse getting into the fruit & veg, also snakes, frogs, spiders, and he recently saw someone drop a pallet of strawberries and repack them back into the punnets as best they could after they'd been on the ground, I wouldn't just be worried about the supermarkets handling of produce!
    We had a snake come in on a pallet of bananas when I worked at coles. So glad I wasn't there to see it... would have freaked out massively!

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    I always buy prepackaged lettuce, krist, I just wash it before eating it. We have a salad spinner which I love. I wash it just before eating rather than taking the chance of storing it in water left from the rinsing. I think eating freshly washed spinach is a better idea than not having it if you're craving salad!!

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    Hey angelini what is a salad spinner...where do u get them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Temet Nosce~ View Post
    Dp has told me there is often rats in the warehouse getting into the fruit & veg, also snakes, frogs, spiders, and he recently saw someone drop a pallet of strawberries and repack them back into the punnets as best they could after they'd been on the ground, I wouldn't just be worried about the supermarkets handling of produce!
    Yes !! This!!
    I work in the wholesale markets & the rats are bigger than small dogs!
    Some if the things I have seen 😳 gross...

    I was referring to handling from the farm through to the store shelf a lot of different variables that can effect the product quality & safety...

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    Reading these posts make me feel less of a weirdo about how i handle my food now lol, i thought i was over the top being so careful at what i buy and eat etc, now i am wondering if i should be more careful, the only salad i buy are tomatoes, cucumber, celery and carrot, i peel the cucumber and carrot but only rinse the tomatoes and celery. When hubby looks at me weird again about how i am washing my veges i think i will direct him here to read how normal it is for me to be doing it lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    We had a snake come in on a pallet of bananas when I worked at coles. So glad I wasn't there to see it... would have freaked out massively!

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    Would have been a nasty surprise!

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    I pop them all into the sink with some cold water when I get home from the shop then wipe them over with the enjo fruit and veg cloth, it removes wax, dirt, dust, pesticides, fertilisers, fungi and bacteria

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    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    I pop them all into the sink with some cold water when I get home from the shop then wipe them over with the enjo fruit and veg cloth, it removes wax, dirt, dust, pesticides, fertilisers, fungi and bacteria
    That sounds great Where abouts do u buy the glove?

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