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How to Remove Food Stains From Clothes

Even careful people get food on their clothes. Follow our food stain removal steps to learn how to get food stains out of clothes including old food stains.

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    For large stains, pre-soak the entire item in a solution of ¼ cup Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach with CLOROMAX® per gallon of water. Submerge the garment and soak for 5 minutes.

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    Wash immediately in the hottest water recommended by the care label using detergent and 1/3 cup or max line on HE machine with Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach with CLOROMAX®.

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    After the wash, check to make sure the stain is gone. If the stain is still present, repeat the process.


Some experts recommend sprinkling a packet of artificial sweetener to soak up the grease. just make sure you never run water on the stain.

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