Fresh and Canned Hearts and Leaves:
May not be used even when bearing kosher certification
Fresh Solid Bottoms:
Ensure that no leaves are attached and rinse well under a strong stream of water.
Canned Solid Bottoms:
May be used when bearing reliable kosher certification
Frozen Solid Bottoms:May be used
Type of insects found:
Aphids and thrips
Where insects are found:
On the surface and lodged deep between the leaves.