Can Bugs on Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Cause Parasites in Humans?

Bugs can transmit parasites through feces, vomit or direct contact/cross contamination. They may contaminate garden produce when they land on a source, then land on a fruit or vegetable.

Keywords: transmit parasites, cross contamination, fruit and vegetables

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Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.