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Updated: May 5, 2018
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The USDA and FDA recommend rubbing firm fruits and vegetables such as melons briskly with your hands or a produce brush while rinsing them under cold, clean water for a few minutes as an effective way to clean them.
Remember to store perishable produce in the refrigerator at 40°F or below.
Refrigerate all cut produce within two hours.
Source: US Food and Drug Administration
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