Fruit, veg and Covid-19: France issues safety advice

Washing fruit and vegetables with clean water, and wiping down packaging, is recommended

Advice has been issued in France on how to safely eat fresh fruits and vegetables during the Covid-19 crisis, answering key questions on how to prepare, eat, and clean fresh food. We translate.

National food safety agency l'Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire de l’Alimentation, de l'Environnement et du Travail (Anses) has offered responses to key questions, based on scientific data. Answers translated by Connexion, from the original here.

What should I do if I am ill?

If you are ill, you should avoid food preparation (or touching food) or cooking for others.

How do I get rid of the virus on fruit and vegetables?

Wash them in clean water before consuming or ...

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