How to Play It Safe with Produce

Produce is an important part of a balanced diet, but not taking proper precautions when handling them could leave you feeling anything but healthy. How can you prevent food poisoning from fruits and veggies?

Watch this video to learn more about safe handling of fruits and vegetables. When grocery shopping, make sure produce is kept separate from meats, which could contaminate them with bacteria. You should also store them separately at home. Before eating, wash your hands as well as your fruits and vegetables to rinse away bacteria.

If you do get food poisoning, get emergency care at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center. Our emergency room is open 24-hours daily for all of your urgent care needs . Learn more about our Las Vegas hospital by calling (702) 233-5300.