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bethanyshondark Sep 23, 2013 05:15 PM

Is it safe to make anything edible with etrog? My sister-in-law offered to make me a cake because I'm very pregnant, but I've heard the pesticide levels are off the charts.

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    Miri1 RE: bethanyshondark Sep 24, 2013 07:30 PM

    I've made esrog jam and liquer and I have a friend who makes the liquer every year. Never heard if the pestcides but I suppose it makes sense they'd use a lot so the zest might be an issue.

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      avitrek RE: bethanyshondark Sep 25, 2013 05:09 AM

      Search the board, you'll find arguments both ways. As always try to find a source you trust and go with it.

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