Lock down Home Tips – Cleaning vegetables, milk packets and your hands…

Everyone is locked down or locked in… Better surely than being locked up? Right?

Combating the COVID 19 pandemic requires various preventive measures to be instituted at the individual , family and societal levels. You can read more about these other measures elsewhere on the http://www.who.int (International) or http://www.mohfw.gov.in (India specific) websites.

From the food safety perspective, keeping fruits and vegetables safe for our consumption is a practice that we must all adhere to in routine, and not just in these COVID times.

The right time for food safety is now and everytime!

For cleaning vegetables and fruits with steeping in Potassium Permanganate crystal solution please click here….

Cleaning veggies with PP crystal solution (the colour is purplish and not pink! Forgive me please… I am a man who cannot think beyond basic colours !

For cleaning vegetables and fruits with usage of cooking soda please click here…. Its a link to some one else’s video. However I too endorse this as an alternative to PP crystals.

For cleaning milk packets please click here….

For a quick reminder of how to wash your hands … Surely, we all can do with a quick peek at this 1 min 26 sec video… and revise what we already know…

A quick reference on the ‘correct’ hand washing technique….

In case you would like me to answer more of your queries on issues related to food safety in the times of COVID 19 , go ahead , email me or comment below.


Published by Delta Zulu Consultancy

I am a Public Health Specialist with a passion for sustainable promotion of human co-existence with the environment! My areas of interest and expertise are Health Risk Communication and Community Engagement, Food Safety, Environmental Medicine and Mass Gathering Medicine. I believe in leveraging the power of technology to capture the imagination of people to inspire them to achieve their health potential, in a sustainable manner. I aspire to empower my partners and motivate stake holders to consistently seek 'work around' solutions, while hoping to achieve an utopian ideal balance.

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