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CLEAN: What techniques for hand sanitation are associated with favorable food safety outcomes? (DGAC 2010)

Conclusion

Strong, clear and consistent evidence shows that hand washing with plain soap for 20 to 30 seconds followed by proper hand drying is an effective hand hygiene technique for preventing cross-contamination during food preparation. Strong, clear and consistent evidence shows that alcohol-based, rinse-free hand sanitizers are an adequate alternative when proper hand washing with plain soap is not possible.

 

 

Grade

Strong
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CLEAN: What techniques for hand sanitation are associated with favorable food safety outcomes?


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Hand Sanitation/Risky Foods/Washing Produce