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Study Finds Traditional African Markets as Safe as Supermarkets

  • Anita Powell

Most Africans still buy their food at teeming, chaotic open-air food markets that would make many hygiene-conscious Westerners squirm. But a new study has yielded a surprising finding: that some goods from these informal markets are no less safe -- or fresh -- than what is found in the Western-style African supermarkets that are spreading across the continent. VOA’s Anita Powell reports.

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