New method may make tomatoes safer to eat

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-09 Wed 08:12
500Foods shared this story from

When vegetable farmers harvest crops, they often rely on postharvest washing to reduce any foodborne pathogens, but a new University of Georgia study shows promise in reducing these pathogens — as well as lowering labor costs — by applying sanitizers to produce while it is still in the fields.…