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A major reason produce can be sold loose without tongs is that you're supposed to wash it just before preparing it anyway. You couldn't wash your baked goods. How effective this washing is, is of course another matter now we don't have to wash the mud off and a token rinse is probably typical. Some produce, including mushrooms but also strawberries etc., ...


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There isn't anything special, there is no reason they should be treated any differently than other exposed and handled foods. It's not the food that is dangerous, it's the human based disease that is spread by food handling that is the issue. I don't advocate gloves in food handling, I advocate good hand washing. Gloves make people sloppy and I think it ...



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