Risk of Food Transportation on Long-Distances

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Food miles now makes up over 60% of Global long distance transportation. The benefits of food miles are enormous. You can hardly notice seasoning because the supply of fresh groceries does not fall at your local store. The cost of food is also very stable. Farmers have access to global markets for their products reducing spoilage. The distance between the farmer and the consumer for all global food products has reduced drastically. However, food miles expose the food courier to the risks of food transportation on long-distances, which include: Chemical Contamination: Health risks associated with chemical preservation of food on…

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