New Food Safety Infosheet: Fifty-Seven cruise ship vacationers ill with Norovirus on Grand Princess
Posted: May 31st, 2010 - 9:39am
The newest food safety infosheet, a graphical one-page food safety-related story directed at food businesses, is now available at www.foodsafetyinfosheets.com
Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
- A Princess Cruises ship, the Grand Princess, has recently been linked to a second consecutive outbreak of Norovirus affecting 57 of the 2,468 passengers on-board.
- To control the spread of Norovirus, use the proper tools when cleaning up vomit; tools include disposable latex gloves, a filter mask, and apron.
- Many hand sanitizers are of limited effectiveness at reducing norovirus on hands.
- Pathogens can be aerosolized in vomit and be spread outside visually affected areas.
Food safety infosheets are created weekly and are posted in restaurants, retail stores, on farms and used in training throughout the world. If you have any infosheet topic requests, or photos, please contact Ben Chapman at email@example.com.
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