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To Wash or Not to Wash? Recommendations for Fresh Produce

Kathy Brandt, Extension Educator — Food Safety

Reviewed 2014 by Suzanne Driessen, Extension Educator — Food Safety.

In recent years we've heard about foodborne illness outbreaks from lettuce, spinach, and other fresh produce. The impact of these outbreaks is felt by the growers and distributors, by grocery stores, and by food establishments like yours. As a provider of fresh produce, what steps do you take to serve safe food?

Follow the most current recommendations:

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Source

Food Protection Trends, Vol.27, No.11, Pages 892-898.

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