Grocery Shopping During Corona Virus

There are more questions than answers these days when it comes to grocery shopping and the Corona virus. So we asked the experts for the most current information about what’s safe. Here are the most frequently asked questions:

Is it safe to go to the grocery store?

Is it safe to order grocery delivery?

Is it safe to handle bags from the store?

Is it safe to handle groceries and bags from the store?

Do I need to disinfect cans, bags and boxes?

Can the virus life on fresh produce

What is the best way to wash fresh produce?

Does heating/cooking food kill the virus?

Does freezing kill the virus? (Hint: Labs preserve virus samples by freezing!)

Is it safe to get produce from the farmers’ market?

Is it ok to avoid fresh produce now, just to be on the safe side?

Should I buy pre-packaged produce?

Is it safe to eat prepared food from the deli counter?

Want to know the answers? Go here: https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/coronavirus-grocery-shopping-faq-36736804

NOTE: Information on the Covid-19 situation is changing by the day, and sometimes hourly. This information was current on March 18, 2020. Things may have changed by the time you read this. We will update this post as we learn more, or you can visit the FDA website.

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