Figs, Fresh and Dried
Fig wasps, worms
» Can be found inside the fig
Note: The discovery of fig wasps or worms in figs is a common occurrence.
Therefore, there is a halachic requirement to check figs before eating them.
Steps for cleaning figs
1. Slice open each fig and turn it inside out.
2. Look for presence of fig worms and/or fig wasps.
3. If any insect presence is found, discard the fig.