How to wash fruits/veggies in times of Covid 19

So finally after 5 months of COVID -19 Fssai wakes up and finally tells us how to wash our fruits and veggies in these times. Attached, but a tad too late more  

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turmeric powder solution more  
How about washing fruits like Watermelon, Mangoes, with soap water? Why FSSAI should not recommend this as soap removes the virus if any from the outersurface/ skin as the skin is generally not eaten as they can contain pesticide or fertilizer residue, if not organic.
How about washing in Turmeric powder? more  
Health and Hygene Dept. to give directions in Regards with this. more  
This is as vague as that comes in whatsapp. We follow some of them . Like using baking powder, vinegar, keeping the vegetables outside for a day etc... Not sure FSSAI has done some study on this. more  
FSSAI got awakened very late, no doubt, it will help people who are yet to follow such practices. let's wish it gets a visibility. more  
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