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Celery

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How to clean:

Cleaning Procedure:
1.Remove all side branches containing leaves
2.Cut off small piece from the bottom of the celery
3.Hold celery firmly under heavy stream of water
4.Brush down both inside and outside of stalk with finger (firmly and rigorously) or a vegetable brush
Further checking is necessary as follows:
Check samples for damage on the stalk which may indicate the presence of a leaf minor
If a worm trail is spotted all stalks must be checked
1.Slit open the celery stalk
2.Remove worm and the entire leaf miner trail
3.Wash thoroughly

Type of insects found:

Thrips, flies or leaf miner worms (indicated by trails)

Where insects are found:

On inside and outside of stalk, or buried in flesh of the celery

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