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Does Vinegar Disinfect Bean Sprouts?

By Misty Amber Brighton ; Updated September 21, 2017
Vinegar is a natural disinfectant for fruits and vegetables.
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Apple cider vinegar may be used to disinfect bean sprouts. It may be used as a rinse to clean sprouts just prior to their use. This food should not be soaked in the vinegar, as it will alter the taste and make the sprouts soggy.


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Misty Amber Brighton has been writing for over 10 years. Her writing has appeared on various websites. She is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and attends South University.