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Ethnic considerations along with language proficiency must be factored into foodservice hand hygiene training programs. All food handling staff must be aware that “Failure in hand hygiene systems is the number one contributing factor in foodservice outbreaks.” according to Jim Mann, executive director of the ...

Find more information on H1N1, vaccinations, treatment and prevention.

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Jim talks to Paul W. Smith's listeners about the Core Handwash for International Clean Hands Week.

Listen at: http://wjr.com/Article.asp?id=1509892&spid=6551

Creating enduring hand hygiene habits start with "Mom" but typically end with the daily bad examples from those around us. The connection between clean hands and good health is soon eroded. Then an employee starts a new career in foodservice and the cycle is repeated.

Why wash? When? How and how often should I wash?

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Keeping clean hands clean with a documented surface cleanliness system.

H1N1 has moved quickly around the world earning the designation of ...

How three new standards, a new practice and a new product gang up on norovirus.

Las Vegas, the world capital of risk & reward, served as a metaphor for Norovirus Summit II where ...

Foodservice Equipment & Supply has coverage of NAFEM with focus on handwashing:

“Attendees passing by the Handwashing For Life exhibit were advised to not touch an object affectionately named...

Caution! Ill advised savings can be a short cut to outbreaks.
One of the risks of economic downturns is ...

A killer that's kind. This summarizes two pieces of important news where a single alcohol hand sanitizer formulation kills norovirus quicker and is milder than baby oil.

This seemingly contradictory result is a breakthrough on both counts. We have previously posted the Purell VF481 lab results from the ...

 New Hand Sanitizer Ready For Norovirus "High Season"

400 norovirus victims are showing up daily at emergency rooms in NYC

Vomiting and diarrhea...

Event handwashing is often handicapped by the lack of running water. Summer fairs and church events are familar examples. Health departments around the country are contacted regularly by event planners looking to...

Cancer patients are very susceptible to infection, including ...

Effectiveness data for a new breed of alcohol hand sanitizer was presented earlier this month to a group of foodservice and hospitality professionals in Europe. This information is not yet available in the USA but the patent-pending formulation appears to be 3 times more effective on norovirus compared to basic alcohol versions.

Speculation suggests this is a commercilization of the...

The Handwashing For Life® Olympics staged in Washington DC

Held in conjunction with the 10th annual...

Restaurants Tackle Foodborne Illness

Shamrock Foods and...

America's top public health official addresses concerns ...

Three Real Threats

By Dr. Julie Gerberding

Today's headlines are packed with threats we never thought much about in earlier days -- dangers involving food, infections and a possible influenza ...

Norovirus Outbreak Report, D.C. Elementary School --- 2007

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Managing risk is largely based on information. For managing the risks of poor hand hygiene, the information advantage is just beginning.

Good Handwashing is Management 101 is an article first...

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