Fruit and vegetables - Food Safety - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Fruit and Vegetables

Fruit and vegetable juice

  • Two Simple Steps to Juice Safety:
    When purchasing juice, take these two simple steps to protect you and your family.

  • Talking About Juice Safety: What You Need to Know: FDA
    Juices provide many essential nutrients, but consuming untreated juices may not be so healthful. When fruits and vegetables are fresh-squeezed, harmful bacteria from the outside of the produce can become a part of the finished product. If these bacteria are ingested, children risk serious illness or even death. In fact, recent serious outbreaks of foodborne illness involving young children have been traced to the drinking of untreated juices.

Updated Monday, 25-Nov-2019 15:39:18 CST