I rinse all of my fruits and veggies with a apple cider
vinegar and water mixture. ACV is a great cleanser and it is
bird safe. It can also be used to clean bird cages among other
uses. Cheap, safe and affordable.
On 2/16/06, Michael L wrote:
> On 2/16/06, Meeko's Mom wrote:
>> I have a friend that is giving her Goffin Cockatoo, banana
>> with the peel. Is this ok for the bird to have?
> Probably not. Banana peels often times have been sprayed in
> order to kill insects and to protect them during transit.
> Often times, the eggs of insects are embedded in the peel.
> This isn't a cause for humans as we peel the fruit. Could
> a bit of concern for the birds, though.
> If she wants to continue serving the fruit this way, a good
> scrub with an antibiotic hand-wash and a good rinse will
> Michael L