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Milton and fruit?

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4gotoindia Sun 28-Sep-08 06:41:14

I have a vague memory of ? years ago in the depths of Ethiopia - soaking tomatoes in Milton solution? I am desperate to eat some grapes ? but they are so covered in flies that I haven?t let them near our house. My kids have spotted them, so can anyone tell me if Milton will do the trick? If so, what solution should I make up, and how long do I need to soak them. Also, I have the tablets not the solution ?have no idea how much water they should be mixed with? (I took them out of the box to save on packing space?!)
THanks!
4gotoindia
ps - and if anyone knows about excema... I've just posted a query on allergies.

priceyp Sun 28-Sep-08 07:18:54

Hiya
Make up the solution 5 litres of water to one tablet, that's for sterilising bottles etc. The liquid one says 2.5 mls to 5 litres so fruit etc will be safe to eat after soaking. Leave it to soak for 15 mins. So 1/2 a tab to 5 litres of water should be fine for your fruit!

HTH

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