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SeaWalnut

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Re: Insect Free Tree
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2019, 07:35:42 PM »
SeaWalnut, the label is not referring to an insecticide, but the caution is because the fruit is washed in a fungicide bath.  Eating the fruit, or using its juice will not harm you in the least.  In my opinion you are being way over cautious. Actually just about all citrus varieties are washed in a fungicide bath, and have a wax coating applied to them, at least in the USA.  By simply washing the fruit in warm water should take care of the situation. However, do what you wish.
Did you see the label ive posted above ,where the producer says ,,do not eat the skin,,.
And your wrong in your statement that you can wash them well because the wax coating used to protect the surface prevents you from washing them even if you would use detergent.
To clean the wax coating you would have to wash the fruits in oil like a regular edible oil to remouve the wax first and after that you can use dishwashing detergent to eash the oil.
Using water to wash the wax thats mixed and covered the poisons would not work because wax and water do not mix,cant be washed.

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Re: Insect Free Tree
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2019, 08:53:10 PM »
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SeaWalnut

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Re: Insect Free Tree
« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2019, 09:53:44 PM »
Bowmand has left the building.
Only from that? I wasnt even give the reply to you because ive read your a woman,you like pesticides as much as possible and politics..
I apologise if i somehow offended you but dont be such a drama queen since this is a fruit forum.
Note,i dont wash the lemons in oil to remouve the wax,that was just a sugestion about a cleaning practice that works.
I have experience in cleaning wax/ parrafine because i am a beekeeper and i also boil my wood beehives in wax instead of just painting them.
Ive just ate a rare fruit that nobody on the whoole continent eats it ,without fear,im not too much affraid of pesticides,like normal people but if it says on the label ,, do not eat the peel,, i think its reasonable to follow that.
I am not trying to open the can of worms here and say lemons are poisonous just that i have an opinion- if you have 2-3 lemons,better keep them bio ,as natural as possible with the least possible pesticides treatments.
Id use ladybugs instead of somme chemical poison to treat my trees.

@Millet,im really not overly cautious,just reasonable.Immagine somewhone making jams from the peel of those lemons that have ,,do not eat the skin,, on the label.
« Last Edit: September 14, 2019, 09:57:29 PM by SeaWalnut »

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Re: Insect Free Tree
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2019, 09:56:51 PM »
SeaWalnut, I see you are an extremely cautious person.  The best advice I can offer you is to throw away all your fruit and never ever purchase any more .  By doing so you will have nothing to worry about again.
« Last Edit: September 14, 2019, 10:02:50 PM by Millet »

 

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