Not washing fruits and vegetables puts you at risk for salmonella, listeria and Escherichia Coli (E. coli).
“If it’s not packaged and labeled ‘ready to eat,’ we have no idea where that fruit or vegetable has been or who has touched it,” said Kari Mizgalski, a Marshfield Clinic dietitian.
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