Figs, Fresh and Dried

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.