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Microbial Contamination of Raw Fruits and Vegetables

  title={Microbial Contamination of Raw Fruits and Vegetables},
  author={Ankita Mathur and Akshay Joshi and Dharmesh Harwani and Maharaja Ganga},
India is currently producing over 77 million tone fruits and over 150 million tone vegetables per year, and is one of the leading country in horticulture. The cases of food borne illness are also increasing every year, which needs our special attention. Raw fruits and vegetables were collected from market to identify the presence of any pathogenic microbes (Bacteria and fungi). As a result, some highly infectious bacterial genera like Corynebacterium, Streptococcus and Staphylococcus were found… 

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