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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000143
Revised - 05/19/03

How to Buy Fresh Vegetables



Smith, Malcom E., Marketing Specialist
Fruit and Vegetable Division
Consumer and Marketing Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 143, USDA, 1967.
24 pages
Issued December 1967 (Fil. 1)

Food Safety and Quality Service
Slightly revised May 1977 (Fil. 2)
Slightly revised July 1980 (Fil. 4)

Spanish edition
Issued September 1971
Slightly revised February 1979 (Fil. 3)

Superseded by Home and Garden Bulletin 258, How to Buy Fresh
Vegetables.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
recommendations.

The publication provides information about purchasing fresh
vegetables. Recommendations are provided for most common
vegetables. Some discussion of food grades and labels.


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