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Food Washing Process May Be A Cause Behind Poisoning Outbreaks: Study

Published on May 22 2018 11:30 AM in Fresh Produce tagged: Trending Posts / World Health Organisation / Paywall / Food Cleaning / Poisoning / University of Southampton

Food Washing Process May Be A Cause Behind Poisoning Outbreaks: Study

Outbreaks of food poisoning could be caused by an industry standard cleaning procedure used for fresh produce like salads, according to scientists in the UK.

The researchers, at the University of Southampton, said the practice of washing fresh produce with chlorinated water is supposed to kill or reduce the number of bacteria on food but it is actually making them undetectable.

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