Food Safety Resources

Title: Production Practices as Risk Factors in fresh produce

Description: Contamination is a concern with fresh produce. These production factors are designed to minimize risks of harmful pathogens.

Author: U.S. Drug Administration

State: DC
Country: USA

Date Recorded: 11/12/2003

Focus Areas:
Foodservice
Farm Food Safety
Consumers

Language: English
Format: Adobe PDF

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Food Safety Tip of the Day

Moisten. Lather. Rinse. Dry.

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Proper handwashing is essential to preventing food contamination. The correct steps for handwashing include: - Wet hands with warm water - Using soap and water, vigorously rub hands together for at least 20 seconds - Rinse all soap from hands under warm running water. - Turn off the faucet using a single-use paper towel. - Dry hands with a different single-use towel.

Source: Food and Drug Administration

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