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Legumes

Chickpeas: How to Check for Bugs

Dried chickpeas (AKA Garbanzo beans) are not infested under normal circumstances. Need not be checked Chic Peas: Canned Not infested under normal circumstances. Need not be checked

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Black-eyed Peas: How to Check for Bugs

Black-eyed Peas, also known as Rubyah/Lubyeh, are commonly infested with insects and must be checked before eating. The following applies to all black-eyed peas, whether fresh, dried or frozen: 1. Soak all for three hours in hot water or for eight hours in cold water. 2. Check each one, looking for dark spots (other than…

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Beans: How to Check for Bugs

Beans: Canned Not infested under normal circumstances. Need not be checked. Green Beans: Fresh Not infested under normal circumstances. Need not be checked. Green Beans: Frozen Not infested under normal circumstances. Need not be checked.

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