We’re sure at least a few people have probably told you to always wash your fruits and vegetables so you don’t ingest filthy germs when you eat them.
But I have to admit, part of me always suspected the mandate was a bit of a scam, kinda like when people tell you to bundle up so you won’t catch a cold (this is not a thing!) or that cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis (also not a thing!). Rinsing an innocent little onion to prevent disease? The more I thought about it, the more it seemed like a conspiracy theory perpetuated by Big Water.
By Jordyn Taylor