Spinach
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mice in raised bed

Zone 85546 | Anonymous added on January 30, 2018 | Answered

A family of mice have invaded my raised bed of baby spinach. Can we still eat the spinach if washed properly?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on January 31, 2018

Yes, if you wash it, it is safe to eat. If you want to be extra sure that it is safe, you can add a drop or two (but no more) of bleach to the water that you will be rinsing the spinach in and this will help fully sanitize any potential pathogens.

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