Publish date:Jan 23, 2011Updated onNov 7, 2018Quick Tips: How to Wash FruitWashing fruits and vegetables? Use a solution of 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water to remove bacteria; then rinse. Spiffy!TranscriptWoman: Washing fruits and vegetables? Man: Quick tips! Woman: Use a solution of one part vinegar to three parts water to remove bacteria, then rinse. Spiffy!