Originally Posted by mezman
Does one need to be concerned about sanitation with hops when dryhopping? I guess that was originally part of the appeal of hops (bacteriostatic), but I'd be kinda leery of putting anything not specifically sanitized in the fermenter.
Naw, just open a fresh bag and dump them in. If you are really concerned about it, you could always sanitize the outside of the bag, and the scissors you use to cut it open with.