Pre-washed spinach still contains pathogens
It can be convenient to purchase pre-washed vegetables, especially for those with busy lives. It would be wrong, however, to assume that pre-washed veg is free from pathogens. A new study casts some light.
Commenting on the study, Doug Sider, medical director of communicable disease prevention and control for Public Health Ontario, told the Toronto Star pre-washing "doesn’t necessarily mean pathogen-reduction to a point where we judge there is little of no risk of transmission."
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