Improved nutrition and health may follow from increasing cases of healthful foods, which includes fruits and vegetables. Food can transmit pathogens such as bacteria and viruses, which may cause death or illness of a person. Food safety, therefore, entails the preparation and storage of foods in ways that prevent food-borne illnesses. These include several routines that should be followed to prevent potential health hazards. This paper, therefore, discusses the alternative food system.
Farmer’s market and community-supported agriculture(CSA) helps in enhancing the development of the social economy and strengthening of local food systems. Farmers market refers to a common area where several farmers gather to sell a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables directly to consumers. According to Ortega and Tschirley (2017), the emergence of supermarkets in SSA is increasing consumer demand for food safety. The steps involved in ensuring food safety include:
Food safety is vital to human beings since it helps in preventing germs from multiplying in foods hence ensures healthy family living, personality factors such as high openness to experience portraits higher fruit and vegetable and lower meat consumption.
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