Wednesday, May 20, 2015
How many hands have handled those fruits and vegetables from the farm they’re grown until they reached the grocery stacks? If any of those people are sick or have touched something else unsanitary, and the greens are not thoroughly washed, chances are the germs will be transmitted to you. Also, the fruits’ surfaces may already be teeming with microbes from the farm soil, which may have even come in contact with animal feces through leaching. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, listeria has caused the deadliest foodborne illnesses outbreak in almost 90 years among other harmful contaminants like salmonella, listeria, norovirus and E.coli. Also, a certain parasite called toxoplasma can be particularly dangerous to a pregnant woman and her baby. To keep your family safe, it is important for you to learn how to wash fruits and vegetables properly before cooking and consumption.
Friday, May 8, 2015
As a further guarantee of the quality and safety of our products, we are glad to share that our patented Everyday Cleaner has received an A-rating from America’s largest and most effective non-profit environmental health research and advocacy organization, the Environmental Working Group (EWG). This organization works with a team of scientists, lawyers, policy experts, communication experts, and programmers, with the aim of promoting public and environmental health through research and education. EWG launched the online guide back in 2012 to help people find safer products that fully disclose their ingredients and that contain fewer hazardous or untested ingredients. It currently rates the safety of more than 2,000 products used in household cleaning, including iGOZEN, through its online Guide to Healthy Cleaning.
Monday, March 23, 2015
It’s easy to say that advanced preparation techniques have made today’s foods much safer. Various salmonella and E. coli outbreaks last year, however, are clearly looking to tell a different story; one which tells that vigilance must always be observed against foodborne diseases. Roughly 50 million Americans get sick from eating contaminated food annually, and believe it when you’re told that you wouldn’t want to join them. Fortunately, there is a way to adequately protect against various foodborne diseases. Here are a few handy tips you should heed the next time you hit the kitchen:
Friday, February 20, 2015
"Washing with water and an environment-friendly fruit and vegetable wash also does away with residue from unsafe pesticides. Rachel Nall writes about how to safely prepare produce, in her article for LiveStrong.com. Prone to Contamination Many ground-growing vegetables such as potatoes are at risk of contamination, from the environment in which they are grown to the areas where they are stored."
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Another way of cleaning is by using quality fruit and vegetable wash, which is made of special mixtures for just that purpose. It helps remove wax and neutralize pesticides, germs, and toxins. These are usually placed in a spray bottle, making it easy to just spray it on the produce. It is very convenient and guaranteed to be safe for the fruit or vegetable, as well as for a person’s health. To clean with a wash, simply spray it on the fruit or vegetable and rinse afterwards. Cleaning your produce is essential to make sure that there are no bacteria or germs present when it is peeled, sliced, and consumed. Remember that every kind of vegetable and fruit must be cleaned and not just the edible-skinned ones. If you want to learn how to wash fruits and vegetables properly with the safest and most thorough method there is, then companies like iGOZEN have exactly the kind of produce cleaner you need.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Aside from making sure you have complete, balanced nutrition, you have to ensure the cleanliness of the raw produce used in your juicing diet or detoxes. One way to do that is to use an organic fruit and vegetable wash. Instead of simply rinsing your produce with water, you can use a cleansing solution specified for produce to thoroughly rid them of dirt, harmful chemicals, microbes, and other contaminants.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
If you want to rid your produce of fruit fly eggs, you might be wondering how to wash fruits and vegetables effectively. The conventional way of doing it is simply giving it a rinse on the sink, but will water from the tap really be enough? The FDA recommends washing all produce with clean running water before preparing (e.g. slicing, peeling, or cooking) and eating them. Firm fruits and vegetables like cucumbers or watermelons can also be scrubbed with a produce brush. Pre-washed items labelled ready-to-eat can be safe to eat immediately as long as there’s no cross-contamination.