Newswise — In light of the recent Listeria outbreak associated with cantaloupe, it is more important than ever to choose your fresh fruits and vegetables carefully. Though many factors are out of our control, consumers should always select produce that has been stored properly and safely at the grocery store. Institute of Food Technologists Spokesperson Don Shaffner, PhD, is available to discuss what consumers need to know the next time they hit the produce aisle.

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