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Summer suppers fresh from the farmers’ market

(HealthDay)—Summer is the perfect time to give your stove a rest and kick back with some fast, no-cook meals made with veggies you can grab at your farmers’ market. For a tasty alternative to a ho-hum salad, thinly slice zucchini and toss with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Add a few dollops of […]

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How Safe Is Food You Buy at Farmers’ Markets?

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — You might love getting fresh produce at your local farmers’ market, but you should wash everything thoroughly when you get home. Why? Many farmers’ market vendors don’t follow food safety practices meant to prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses, a new study found. Researchers used direct observation, state health inspector […]