they may disperse aerosols widely.
As noted above, if contaminated surfaces are not properly
cleaned and disinfected, they could be a source of norovirus
and possibly cause or prolong an outbreak through residual
environmental contamination. By following CDC outbreak
management and disease prevention guidelines, establishments can significantly enhance their outbreak response, including cleanup of the foodservice environment. n
Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and
Packaging Sciences at Clemson University.
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Three easy steps to keep your kitchen safe
Identify likely and potential sources
of gluten contamination
Establish a gluten testing program
Use in-house testing as a training tool for
gluten-free food preparation and service