You May Never Eat Strawberries Again After Watching Videos Which Showed Worms Crawling Out Of Strawberries
6Many people tried the method
After watching the videos, many people have used this method of cleaning the strawberries and they got the shock of their lifetime when they saw worms running out from the strawberries. One person wrote a comment that strawberries used to be his favorite till now while another wrote that he don’t think he will be eating this fruit ever again.
7The video which got viral
The video which got the maximum attention was of TikTok user Seleste Radcliffe and it has received more than 91K likes till now and many users have also expressed their unhappiness over the fact that they won’t be able to eat strawberries anymore.
8What Farm stated?
The statement given by the Cloud Mountain Farm Centre may give a little relief to the strawberry lovers as it stated that the small worms found in strawberries are most probably the larvae of a non-native fruit fly called as Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) which lays its eggs on strawberries when they are about to ripen.
9Are these worms harmful?
Luckily for all of us these worms are not harmful even if they are eaten with the strawberries. The farm further stated that this is the reason why the Food and Drug Administration of USA has allowed food items that have worms to a certain limit.
10The farm further states
The farm further stated that it is highly impossible in terms of practicability to grow foods which are free from naturally occurring, non-harmful effects which can’t be avoided at any cost. It also said that such worms are not only available in strawberries but in other fruits and food items as well.