Food safety in the time of COVID-19: Hand washing

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is a respiratory virus. While the Centers for Disease Control does not consider COVID-19  to be a foodborne illness, there are actions that you can take to prevent foodborne illness that appear effective in fighting the coronavirus. Of the food safety steps in helping to mitigate coronavirus, hand washing appears […]

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Food safety in the time of COVID-19: Take-out food

How likely is a person to come down with COVID-19 from take-out food from a local restaurant or items purchased at the grocery store?  Luckily, this isn’t very likely to happen. Coronovirus  is a respiratory virus. This means that it spreads primarily through the respiratory system, with the main transmission through person-to-person droplet infection. Someone who is infected coughs […]

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