Health alert: Photos of vendor collecting vegetables from gutter raises hygiene concerns

Health alert: Photos of vendor collecting vegetables from gutter raises hygiene concerns

- Recent photos of a vegetable vendor collecting his goods from a gutter have been shared online

- The man was reportedly involved in a minor accident and some of the vegetables fell of his wheelbarrow

- He was captured collecting the vegetables from a gutter after they fell off

- YEN.com.gh highlights the photos as reason you should be concern about where you buy vegetables

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Recent images sighted of a vegetable vendor collecting his goods from a dirty gutter has given YEN.com.gh concern to raise awareness about where you purchase your vegetables.

Vegetables provide essential nutrients for the body and it is very important that one takes interest in how it is cultivated, handled prior to getting to the market, when it reaches the market and when it finally makes it to the dinner table.

The recent photos show a vegetable vendor, who sells his goods from a wheelbarrow collecting same from a gutter after he reportedly had a minor accident and some of the vegetables fell into the gutter.

The vegetable vendor was captured in photos collecting them from a dirty gutter to sell to his consumers.

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At the expense of the health of consumers and not his pocket, he decided not to leave them in the gutter but picked them from the dirty drain and added to the ones in the wheelbarrow.

The man’s identity was not disclosed but the alarming photos raises major concerns about how vegetables are cultivated and treated before they end up in the markets and finally in the homes of people.

YEN.com.gh highlights these photos to raise awareness about the need for consumers of vegetable to be concern about what they eat because one’s health is their life.

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The photos show the little angel smile as he posed for the camera. While details of the toddler did not accompany the photo, the boy's enchanting image has erupted powerful conversations about his cuteness.

The images shared by social media user LorBredd Lamont on Facebook has over 1,000 reactions and over 50 shares as the time this was being published.

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