With COVID-19 Is Produce Safe?

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You may be wondering if the produce you are buying is safe for consumption in regards to COVID-19. The answer is yes, as there are no significant findings regarding the spread of the virus on produce or packaging. It is recommended to wash produce with cool water before consumption. If you have any questions, feel free to call Sarah Ware at 252-448-9621.

go.ncsu.edu/covid-19

Washing Produce

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Sarah Ware, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSarah WareArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Sarah E-mail Sarah N.C. Cooperative Extension, Jones County Center
Updated on Apr 16, 2020
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