New Food Safety Infosheet: Cross-contamination factor in outbreak; 88 Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses linked to unpasteurized tempeh
Posted: May 31st, 2012 - 12:55pm
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:
- 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).
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 Chapmanatbenjamin_chapman@ncsu.edu.
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