Do you know what happens when you wash berries in salt water?

How do you wash your fruits and vegetables? Some people only use water, vinegar or even soap! With COVID-19 still at is peak, it is important to thoroughly wash all fruits and vegetables from the store. Some people on TikTok showed what happens when you wash little berries in salt water: worms are crawling out of them!

While they are really creepy and gross, bugs are in all foods and it’s totally normal! They won’t harm you if you eat them, and have probably be eating them your whole life. 

If you want to try the experiment at home, simply get a bowl and fill it with water and salt (about 3 tablespoons). Once the salt is dissolve add the berries and watch! It can take up to 30 minutes for them to crawl out the berries. 

If you don’t want to do it at home, you can watch it in the TikTok video below!

What do you think? It’s not that bad, right? 

Just a reason more to wash your fruits and veggies!