Fresh fruits and vegetables play a significant role in nutrition of humans due to healthy life and convenience of consumption. Fresh fruits and vegetables which are purchased generally by checking the external appearance are subject to various changes caused by microorganisms during production, crop and storage procedures and decrease is observed in nutritional values of them. In case such microorganisms are pathogen, they may cause serious and permanent problems on human health. Some of the microorganisms in fruits and vegetables which we can not decontaminate with water and traditional methods and which negatively affect our health are given herein below:
  • Salmonella
  • Shigella
  • E.Coli
  • Listeria


  • Impacts of microorganisms on fruits and vegetables that we consume:
  • Loss of nutrition in foods
  • Allergy
  • Premature birth
  • Development and digestion disorders
  • Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Kidney failure
  • Development disorder