Cross-contamination factor in outbreak; 88 Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses linked to unpasteurized tempeh
Posted: May 29th, 2012 - 3:05pm
- Unless noted on packaging, treat tempeh as a raw food.
- Knives, cutting boards and other food contact surfaces must be cleaned and sanitized between preparation and use with ready-to-eat foods.
- Salmonella and other pathogens can grow during the tempeh production process.
- Wash hands after handling any potentially contaminated food or packaging (especially those that are leaking).