food gloves

Contamination of food by the hands of food handlers is an important cause of foodborne illness outbreaks. For this reason, many food establishment operators (and health departments) have encouraged or required kitchen staff to wear gloves while handling food.  If gloves are used incorrectly, however, the risk of contamination by a gloved hand is the same as for a bare hand. If the type of glove is appropriate, proper handwashing is practiced, and the gloves are changed frequently, gloves can provide an effective barrier between the hands of food handlers and the foods they handle. The following guidelines are recommended...

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