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how to choose the right fresh food
hudsonkate posted:
love fresh food but i do not know how to choose the right one
can you show me the way
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sluggo45692 responded:
Hi hudsonkate,

For produce:
Fruits should be firm, no discoloration, no soft spots, good smell. If in doubt ask the stock person when it was put out.
Veggies: Firm, bright color, good smell, clean, no bugs. A bag of potatos you can smell if one is bad.

Eggs: exp date, check for cracks and not stuck to package

Meats: exp date, color should be bright, not dripping with blood, package is sealed, Ask the butcher or stock person.

Some fruits and veggie are soft when ripe, but should be firm. Avocado are hard when not ripe, but will ripen in a few days. They will be soft, but not discolorations/spots

If you have a question about a food item, just ask the store personnel or another customer next to you. Most people with help you.

Good Luck

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