Is it safe to shop for food during the coronavirus pandemic?

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  • Shopping for food and even ordering online can be stressful at this time, as the novel coronavirus outbreak is out of control in many countries around the world.
  • Experts from the CDC and FDA have made it clear that food, even if contaminated with the novel coronavirus, isn’t harmful and won’t lead to an infection as long as other protection measures are in place.
  • The grocery shopping experience needs careful planning as well as increased hygiene. Hand-washing, disinfecting surfaces, and avoiding the face from the moment you leave the house until you’ve unpacked should be your priorities.
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You may be sheltering-in-place right now to avoid the novel coronavirus that’s ravaging the world, but you can’t stay indoors forever. You’ll need to go out periodically to buy food and other essential household products, especially if you can’t order any of them online. The question is, is it safe to go grocery shopping in the first place? And the real answer is: it depends. If you’re wondering whether the food you’re about to buy can give you COVID-19, all experts agree that it’s improbable. But again, it really depends on the measures you take to protect yourself.

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