A new viral trend has TikTok users soaking strawberries in saltwater — and then expressing shock to see tiny worms emerge from the fruit. She wrote: "After nearly 25 years of living, TikTok taught me how to properly wash strawberries. Privacy Policy. May 23, 2020 ... TikTok users are posting videos showing how to properly wash strawberries to get all the bugs and dirt out of the fruit. When using salt water, many advise adding lukewarm water, so the salt can dissolve quicker. TikTok has taught us many things we never thought we needed to know, but one trend we wish we could unsee is one where users claim tiny bugs come out of strawberries after they've been left to soak in saltwater. A TikTok phenomenon has exposed a pest known as the spotted wing drosophila that crawl out of strawberries when washed in salt water. And don't worry, it gets a tad more gross. Lauren Mackenzie Gambrell shared her horrifying results with her water filled with dirt and bugs Credit: Lauren Mackenzie Gambrell/Facebook. Wash your strawberries! @callmekristatorresWAIT FOR IT… Still trying to think happy thoughts today. A fruit hack video on TikTok, which is equal parts disgusting and interesting, has now left people with lots of questions. 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One replied: "This made me not eat strawberries ever again. The controversy follows a popular TikTok trend that revealed little white maggots crawling out of strawberries after they were washed in warm saltwater for about 30 minutes.. These viral videos are taking over TikTok. A salt soak could leave the strawberries with a salty flavor, so always rinse them off before eating them. What started as a TikTok trend now has most of us ready to swear off a popular berry forever. Captioning the clip: "Ya'll better WASH your strawberries", it's had more than 15 million views and left plenty of people a little freaked out. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. 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In case the produce you have bought is not organic, make sure you add white vinegar to the water, to reduce the number of chemicals you’ll end up consuming. Videos shared on TikTok revealing a strawberry-cleaning trick have recently become viral. On Monday, May 18, TikTok user selesteradcliffe took to TikTok to alert others of an alarming discovery — upon submerging their newly-opened package of strawberries in a bowl of cold salt water for a few minutes, slimy bugs started evacuating the fruit. People are soaking their strawberries in salt water to see if bugs live inside them. Soak the strawberries in the saltwater for 30 minutes. A trend being shared on TikTok shows people leaving strawberries to soak in salt water for up to half an hour before showing the 'bugs' and dirt which come out as a result After many of the videos proved to be inconclusive, people turned to a user who goes by @Thatnatchats for help. TikTok users claim washing strawberries in salt water removes the bugs. Essentially, people are placing strawberries in salt water to encourage the tiny bugs or fruit fly maggots living inside the fruit to emerge. A video has gone viral on social media apparently showing how to draw out bugs from strawberries by soaking them in salt water. Zooming in, they then show what they believe to be tiny little bugs walking around on the surface on the fruit - and it's enough to make your skin crawl. Claim: A saltwater solution will force insect pests out of infested strawberries. Gently put the strawberries into the bowl. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Essentially, people are placing strawberries in salt water to encourage the tiny bugs or fruit fly maggots living inside the fruit to emerge. TikTok Has People Soaking Strawberries In Saltwater In Search Of Tiny Bugs. 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TikTok is the latest social media craze, and people are loving all the different videos and viral trends that are emerging as a result. TikTok is the latest social media craze, and people are loving all the different videos and viral trends that are emerging as a result. Share Tweet Pin. Why? If you haven't yet seen the viral TikTok trend that shows people soaking strawberries in salt water — also known as the #strawberrychallenge — we're sorry to be the ones to show you. ", Another wrote: "Half the time I forget to wash so thanks for ruining my day. However, there was one video trend that deeply disturbed on Buzzfeed reporter, Krista Torres. A video has gone viral on social media apparently showing how to draw out bugs from strawberries by soaking them in salt water. ‘Cause we just learned how to clean strawberries from a TikTok video and, um, it was unsettling, to say the least. Check out the TikTok tag #strawberrieswithbugs and you'll find that apparently, this isn't a one-time thing. And when that time had elapsed, they took a closer look inside the bowl to see the results. TikTok user Krista Torres heard that strawberries often harbor insects and that soaking the fruit in salt water can drive the pests out so she gave it a shot. Deals to … (TikTok) If learning about bugs in your berries made you lose your appetite, you're not alone. Deals to … Horrifying TikTok Video Shows Worm Crawling Across Strawberry After Being Placed In Salt Water Rebecca Shepherd Last updated 10:29 AM , Thursday May 21 2020 GMT+1 by Julie Scagell. Writer Krista Torres was left gagging after a tiny worm crawled out of her fruit after a 30 minute salt bath. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day, Perishers originally ran from 1959 to 2006. Care home residents and carers will be first to get the new Covid-19 vaccine - the first in the world to be cleared for clinical use. If you're seriously considering swearing off strawberries at this point, keep in mind that consuming these bugs probably won't harm you. The woman holds red, fresh strawberries in a plastic bowl at the camera. In May 2020 a bizarre craze emerged on TikTok which saw users bathing their strawberries in salt water. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. Claim: A saltwater solution will force insect pests out of infested strawberries. “After nearly 25 years of living, TikTok taught me how to properly wash strawberries,” says the May 18 Facebook post, which has 125,000 shares. People are soaking their strawberries in salt water to see if bugs live inside them. Horrifying TikTok videos reveal BUGS and small WORMS emerge from fresh strawberries when they're submerged in salt water. You plonk them into water mixed with salt to get rid … The TikTok hack we’re talking about today is technically useful, but we want to warn you that it’s also pretty darn gross and may make you rethink every single time you’ve ever eaten fruit. These viral videos are taking over TikTok. In light of a TikTok trend, an expert explained why strawberries react in a certain way to salt water. After all, I love strawberries! After seeing the clips, Lauren Gambrell tried it herself and shared the results on Facebook, with the post racking up 115,000 shares. Namely, one video showed soaking fresh strawberries in a bowl of salt water and several small, white worm-like creatures crawling out and floating to the surface. Put the strawberries into a colander and rinse them off under your faucet with cold water. ", A third commented: "Well there goes my favourite fruit.". “Apparently if you wash your strawberries in water and salt, all the bugs will come out,” they said, just before the bugs began appearing. TikTok Strawberries sitting in water and salt. 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More and more people on the platform have been sharing videos about how to properly wash berries. They then drop in some strawberries straight from the container and leave them to sit in the water for anywhere between 5 minutes and half an hour. ... will crawl out of strawberries when washed in warm salt water, appearing as tiny white maggots. Slicing off thin layers from the surface, she puts it under the objective lenses to reveal what looks pretty undeniably to be little critters running around on the surface. All tiktok has shown me today is that I’ve apparently been eating bugs my whole life because I don’t soak my strawberries in salt water before I eat them. The video was posted a few days ago by Seleste Radcliffe and already has over 2.5 million views on TikTok and over 90 thousand likes. ‘Cause we just learned how to clean strawberries from a TikTok video and, um, it was unsettling, to say the least. Strawberries, specifically. TikTok Strawberries sitting in water and salt. A TikTok phenomenon has exposed a pest known as the spotted wing drosophila that crawl out of strawberries when washed in salt water. And don't worry, it gets a tad more gross. (TikTok) If learning about bugs in your berries made you lose your appetite, you're not alone. Soaking strawberries in salt water makes them come out. The strange experiment quickly went viral, with those videos earning close to six million views on TikTok at the time of writing. A video has gone viral on social media apparently showing how to draw out bugs from strawberries by soaking them in salt water. Fellow TikTok user 31toni followed suit, sharing her own experience with her followers after soaking her strawberries. After leaving them for a while, she … They are FILLED with tiny bugs and tons of dirt!! TIKTOK users are revealing what happens when you submerge strawberries in salt water - and it’s enough to turn your stomach. Sarah Templeton. @callmekristatorresWAIT FOR IT… Still trying to think happy thoughts today. A video showing worms in strawberries has gone viral, raising questions about worms infesting fruit and if it's safe to consume fruit with insects in them. From Men's Health. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. TikTok user Krista Torres heard that strawberries often harbor insects and that soaking the fruit in salt water can drive the pests out so she gave it a shot. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. The trend started when TikTok user @selesteradcliffe filmed a video soaking her strawberries in salt and water. TikTok Has People Soaking Strawberries In Saltwater In Search Of Tiny Bugs. She wrote: “After nearly 25 years of living, TikTok taught me how to properly wash strawberries. If you're a strawberry lover, the good news is that if they really do contain bugs, you've been eating them for years and it's done you no harm. Soaking berries for 10 minutes or so in a salt-water or sugar-water solution can prompt the larvae to exit the fruit, as evidenced in these creepy-crawly videos. May 24, 2020 Updated June 29, 2020. If you haven't yet seen the viral TikTok trend that shows people soaking strawberries in salt water — also known as the #strawberrychallenge — we're sorry to be the ones to show you. Strawberries, specifically. Small worms in strawberries found on TikTok How to Naturally Clean Fruits or Vegetables Organic is better than conventional if you are eating any fruit or vegetables, but either way, a good way to eliminate or reduce pesticides, bugs, and other contaminants is to let them soak in saltwater for 5 to 30 minutes (I like 30 minutes). BuzzFeed writer Krista Torres posted the video on TikTok of herself making the salt water solution before soaking her strawbs for 30 minutes, then having a look at the results. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. A trend being shared on TikTok shows people leaving strawberries to soak in salt water for up to half an hour before showing the 'bugs' and dirt which come out as a result, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. Make sure there’s enough water to cover the strawberries. TikTok Bugs In Strawberries in Salt Water f you like strawberries, these videos may put you off the fruit for life. If you see the video that a young woman put on the TikTok platform, you will likely quickly see that you need to put heavier guns up. Videos being posted online show users filling bowls with water and adding a good amount of salt and waiting for it to disolve. Find out what an expert says. The pests sometimes lay eggs in ripe berries, then the eggs hatch into larvae that feed off of the inside of the fruit—those are the squirmy guys that people are discovering through their TikTok experiments. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. ", Sharing a series on photos showing what was left behind in the water, she said: "Fuzz off the strawberries, dirt and maybe some buggies but I wasn’t keeping the water to search for them!". Check out the TikTok tag #strawberrieswithbugs and you'll find that apparently, this isn't a one-time thing. A video has gone viral on social media apparently showing how to draw out bugs from strawberries by soaking them in salt water. Let the strawberries soak in the mixture for five minutes before thoroughly rinsing the berries and letting them dry. TikTok Strawberries sitting in water and salt. From Women's Health. If you enjoy eating strawberries, you're going to want to stop reading right now because you might be about to be put off ever eating the fruit again. “Apparently if you wash your strawberries in water and salt, all the bugs will come out,” they said, just before the bugs began appearing. You can unsubscribe at any time. The TikTok hack we’re talking about today is technically useful, but we want to warn you that it’s also pretty darn gross and may make you rethink every single time you’ve ever eaten fruit. Horrifying TikTok videos reveal BUGS and small WORMS emerge from fresh strawberries when they're submerged in salt water. TikTok Has People Soaking Strawberries In Saltwater In Search Of Tiny Bugs. The video was posted a few days ago by Seleste Radcliffe and already has over 2.5 million views on TikTok and over 90 thousand likes. But the truth of the matter, some experts say, is these bugs are harmless, and they most likely exist on all your favourite fruits and vegetables. Then, after placing the strawberries in the salt water, the users would leave them to soak for roughly 30 minutes. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. On occasion, we also use cookies to collect information from our toddlers, but that’s a totally different thing. So, so, so many people claim to have soaked their strawberries in salt water, and they found the worms. TikTok users claim washing strawberries in salt water removes the bugs. Keep watching to find out what I found in the salt water. On the popular platform, people have been posting videos of themselves soaking strawberries in salt water for 30 minutes to see whether bugs come out of them. Don't read this if you're about to eat strawberry shortcake. She had already racked up millions and millions of views for her videos showing things like eyelashes and hair under a microscope, and demands flooded in for a close up of a strawberry to see if the theory was correct. Let them soak for 30 minutes to draw out any bugs and rinse off pesticides. It was multiple TikTok videos advising viewers to soak berries in saltwater in order to kill any bugs or mites that may be living inside. Here’s a new TikTok conspiracy for you: People are saying that if you soak strawberries in salt water, bugs will come out of them. Shake them … On Monday, May 18, TikTok user selesteradcliffe took to TikTok to alert others of an alarming discovery — upon submerging their newly-opened package of strawberries in a bowl of cold salt water for a few minutes, slimy bugs started evacuating the fruit. On the popular platform, people have been posting videos of themselves soaking strawberries in salt water for 30 minutes to see whether bugs come out of … Also interesting: you should therefore no longer sugar strawberries. Woman reveals tiny 'worms' emerge from strawberries after soaking them in salt water. SHARE Eiji Ogura/EyeEm/Getty Images ‘Strawberry bugs’ are a thing and 2020 is officially canceled. I do plan to try out all the methods of washing strawberries that TikTok has recommended.” She added: “Nothing makes me happier to see a community such as Tiktok, coming together and sharing information. to have one last pop at Shane Richie, Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Put Strawberries Into Salt Water And Watch Tiny Bugs Come Out. A trend being shared on TikTok shows people leaving strawberries to soak in salt water for up to half an hour before showing the 'bugs' and dirt which come out as a result The individuals then focused on the fruit’s surface … That’s the message that people on TikTok are sending their followers. Our. Salt water bath produces disgusting things from strawberries. 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