Soft fruits like strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and berry blends play an important part of an overall healthy diet. While millions of servings are consumed safely every day, they continue to be occasionally linked to hepatitis A (HAV) and norovirus outbreaks around the globe.

Investigation of a recent

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A new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has shown that consumers may need to rethink how they handle their spice containers.

The study found that spice containers can easily and often become cross-contaminated with pathogens during food preparation.

The study, “Cross-Contamination

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