Tesco and Aldi are warning their customers to wash their groceries before eating them. It comes as dust from a Saharan desert dust cloud has settled on some of the fruits and vegetables sold in their stores.
Tesco posted a notice on its website urging customers to take action before eating its produce.
It said: “Wash your fruit and veg.
“Due to the recent winds from the Sahara Desert, a small amount of dust has settled on our Spanish crops.
“Please ensure you wash your fruit and veg products before enjoying.
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It comes as the cost of living crisis is set to get worse this month as even-higher energy prices begin.
Aldi, on the other hand, are committed to bringing low prices to their everyday essential items.
Aldi’s Managing Director of buying Julie Ashfield shared several ways a shopper can reduce the price of their trolley.
From red sticker items, to Super 6 fruit and vegetables every two weeks, alongside six fresh meat products on offer every fortnight.