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Cohesive Journal of Microbiology & Infectious Disease

Vegetable Microbiology: Concern for Human Health

  • Open or Close Bhallan Singh Sekhon*, Yudhvir Singh, Surbhi Sharma, Simran Sharma and Vishalakshi

    Department of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh, Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, India

    *Corresponding author: Bhallan Singh Sekhon, Department of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh, Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur-(H.P.)-176062, Himachal Pradesh, India, Tel: +917832848550; Email: bhallansekhon3249@gmail.com

Submission: January 26, 2018; Published: February 08, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/CJMI.2018.01.000508

ISSN: 2578-0190
Volume1 Issue2

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In the health conscious society of 21st century, vegetables form an integral part of human diet. They provide us essential vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, phytochemicals, and also help in reducing the risk of dangerous diseases [1]. World Health Organization (WHO), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) and French Agency for Food Safety (AFSSA) recommended the intake of atleast five servings of vegetables and fruits per day [2]. In general, freshly consumed vegetables are considered to be more vital than the cooked ones. However, they are usually accompanied with many food borne diseases, thus poses safety threats [3].

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