How to Clean Produce

Cleaning your produce is a good idea—especially if you or the people you cook for are pregnant, senior, adolescent, or immunocompromised. At many points in production, packaging, and shipping, bacteria like E. coli and Listeria can attach to produce and grow. You can reduce your risk of foodborne illness and remove unpalatable debris and contaminants…

How to Clean Produce

Cleaning your produce is a good idea—especially if you or the people you cook for are pregnant, senior, adolescent, or immunocompromised. At many points in production, packaging, and shipping, bacteria like E. coli and Listeria can attach to produce and grow. You can reduce your risk of foodborne illness and remove unpalatable debris and contaminants from your food with a good wash.

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