Foodborne Illness Can Become a Lifelong Battle Rarely do we hear or see the long-term effects foodborne illnesses can have on a person’s body, but there are some serious complications that can become a lifelong battle… Read Article Here Walmart Ups the Ante on Food Safety Walmart has recently made big food safety news. Frank…

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the ugly side of hand sanitizers

The Unhealthy Habit There are few items more ubiquitous than the little bottle of hand sanitizer clipped to a purse or student backpack, the big jug of it in the workplace or classroom, and even dispensers in medical offices or supermarkets. However, the dangers of hand sanitizers are not well known, even to the people…

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The history of handwashing compliance

Hands and History The definition of hygiene would be different in each century you go back to over the course of human history. For a Roman of the first century, cleanliness meant soaking for hours in baths of various temperatures, scraping the body with a metal scraping blade, and applying olive oil to the skin….

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live healthy with our handwashing tips

We all remember what we learned in elementary school: Wash your hands before eating and after using the bathroom. It’s as adults that we let important lessons slide or take short cuts, but as cold and flu season approaches, it’s time to revisit this very basic topic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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the hand washing system revolution

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 million people each year become infected with pathogens that are resistant to antibiotics and antimicrobial agents. Preventing the spread of these pathogens is of paramount concern in many industries, such as food supply chain industries, health care and even among school campuses and colleges with…

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