FDA Issues Warning About Avocados
If you are anything like me then avocados are almost a daily staple of sustenance. If you hate them, then perhaps pass this information on to someone you know that loves them.
The FDA is issuing a new warning about avocados. According to a published report 1 in 5 avocados tested positive for salmonella, or bacteria that can cause listeria.
Washing is key to removing the dirt that causes the contamination on the peel and transfers to the knife used to cut into the avocado. A simple rinse under water is not good enough, the FDA says consumers should scrub produce with a produce brush and then dry it with a paper towel.