Impact of COVID-19 on Food Safety

Lyes Ouabdesselam 1 * , Amel Sayad 2
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1 Food Science Division, Center for Research and Physical-Chemical Analysis (CRAPC), Bou-Ismail, Tipaza, ALGERIA
2 Biological sciences Institute, Sciences and technology University (USTHB), Algeirs, ALGERIA
* Corresponding Author
EUR J BASIC MED SCI, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp. 27-32.
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COVID-19 is a new infectious disease caused by virus SARS-CoV-2. It is a new disease with little scientific knowledge on how it is spread. Scientific literature confirms its very contagious nature. This article examines the routes of transmission of COVID-19 through food. we relate nutritional recommendations and hygiene and safety conditions for the consumption of safe food during the Covid-19 pandemic. To conclude, we stress, first of all, the need to respect personal and environmental hygiene and of course food hygiene. Second, the need to consume a balanced and varied diet is essential to strengthen the human immune system to better fight against respiratory distress caused by COVID-19.


Ouabdesselam L, Sayad A. Impact of COVID-19 on Food Safety. Eur J Basic Med Sci. 2020;10(1):27-32.


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