<img src="https://trc.taboola.com/1321591/log/3/unip?en=page_view" width="0" height="0" style="display:none">
Fact Check Library

Fact Check with Logically.

Download the Free App Today




Vegetables are the source for spreading COVID-19 in major cities of India like Ahmedabad, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

Statement by the CDC and FSSAI confirms that there is no evidence to prove that food is a source of transmission of COVID-19 virus.

A message on Whatsapp, claiming that vegetables are the source of spreading COVID-19 in major cities of India like Ahmedabad, Kanpur, and Lucknow, has gone viral.

According to the Centre for Disease Surveillance (CDC) and World Health Organisation (WHO), COVID-19 is generally thought to be spread from person-to-person through respiratory droplets.

The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in a press release stated that currently there is no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of COVID-19 virus. It stresses on the importance of taking all precautions to prevent any possibility of person to person spread of COVID-19 infection during food business operations.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

Have a question or correction?

Please tell us if you think this claim had been misjudged or requires correction by sending us evidence to support your error claim. We will revisit our evidence and verdict and do some additional research to double check if we can verify the new information

Fact Check of the Day


COVID-19 vaccines prevent infection in just 12 percent of those vaccinated.