Study shows vegetables can lose 15 to 55 percent of vitamin C, for instance, within a week. Some spinach can lose 90 percent within the first 24 hours after harvest.
Large distribution center storage + long distance transportation
More places being, more handling, more germs, higher risk of cross-contamination
Where the food comes from? (California? Florida? Mexico? Or even further?)
Do you know the growers?
Do you know how the food is grown? (in soil? Outdoors? Greenhouse? Hydroponically?)
Do you know what’s been applied to the food? (pesticides? Sprays? Chemicals? )