Wondering whether COVID-19 can be transmitted through food? Not to worry.
B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says: "Of note, there are no health concerns related to the consumption of fruit. However, people are reminded to always wash fruit and vegetables before eating them." Learn more.
At this time, there have been no reported cases of food or food packaging being associated with the transmission of COVID-19. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has strong measures in place to ensure the safety of Canada's food supply. If the CFIA becomes aware of a potential food safety risk, appropriate actions will be taken to protect Canada's food supply and to inform the public and industry.
Safely washed with cold running water, blueberries, “Powered by Nature” are a superfood. You can't go wrong eating blueberries as they continue to be one of the best choices to include in a healthy diet. They're full of the essential fibre, vitamins and minerals that promote a healthy immune system and help you fight off illness, including vitamin C, K and manganese, as well as zinc, calcium and magnesium, and plenty more. Learn all about the many health benefits of enjoying blueberries here.
Delicious In Every Way
Adding the health-boosting power of blueberries into your diet is easy and delicious! Check out our Recipe Library for over 100 exciting ideas on how you can enjoy BC blueberries every day, including in smoothies, salads, chilled drinks, sauces, desserts and anything else you can think of.
Buy Some Today
Fresh BC blueberries can be found as close as your nearest grocery store or supermarket. Simply look for ‘Product of BC’ on the label and you’ll know you’re enjoying fresh, local BC grown blueberries. Get all of the details here.
Looking to get your BC blueberries straight from the field? Many BC farms will still be operating their on-farm stands and U-pick options with enhanced health and safety procedures. You can read all about the steps BC blueberry growers are taking to keep you safe while out in the fields here.