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Just Ask: Recommendations for Dehydrators and Avoiding Toxic Disinfecting Wipes

Choose healthy ways to preserve produce and clean countertops.
By Umbra Fisk
September/October 2010
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Find the best dehydrator for your tomatoes and other fruits and veggies.


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Q: I grow my own food in my small garden. I cook and freeze some things and have done some canning, but this year I thought I would try drying the tomatoes. I’m looking into purchasing a dehydrator, but I’m wary about plastic models. What would you recommend?
Judith W., Springfield, Illinois

Find out what Umbra has to say about healthy dehydrators. 

Q: My granddaughter uses disposable disinfecting wipes constantly on everything. She has a 2-year-old son who is asthmatic and has a compromised immune system. Please help me with recommendations I can pass on to her.
Carol J., Scottsdale, Arizona

Find out what Umbra has to say about avoiding disposable disinfecting wipes. 







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