Only some strawberries trigger Migraines. What are they sprayed with?

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    I have been getting migraines from some strawberries, but not others. What are they sprayed with?

    The berries I picked last year are fine, but I went to a different u-pick this year and these ones give me a 10 to 12 hour migraine. The ones from my own garden and my friend's garden don't give me a problem. The u-pick berries are not organic, so I think it might be what they are sprayed with that is causing the problem. Laurie.
     

     

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    Dear laurie;

     

    Yes, this is puzzling. One would think that properly washing the strawberries would take care of the issue. Only the grower would know what the u-pick strawberries are sprayed with. Not being expert gardeners, we really have no idea.

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Published On: August 07, 2008