It will restore 10 Hit Points (or 12 with the food sanitizer) without irradiating the player character. It is one of few food items that will not give the player character any radiation, besides other fresh fruits or vegetables and food found in a non-compromised vault.
- Fresh apples and all other fresh items are mostly found in the Rivet City science lab. There are four apples here, but they must be stolen.
- One can be found in the ladies' room of Arlington Library, at the base of the garbage can.
- If dropped on the ground in Rivet City, some of the scientists will pick them up.
- Janice Kaplinski may eat the ones in the lab.