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FDA issues warning over TikTok hack involving avocados

The hack involves storing whole avocados in a bottle of water in the fridge, which users claim can keep the fruit fresh for weeks.

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2022, 12:32 PM

Updated 756 days ago

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against a popular food preservation tip on TikTok.
The hack involves storing whole avocados in a bottle of water in the fridge, which users claim can keep the fruit fresh for weeks.
However, the FDA says the tactic can harbor bacteria, including salmonella.
The agency is warning people to not try this viral hack.


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