Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.
February 13, 2014
A new California law makes it illegal for culinary workers to touch uncooked food with their bare hands.
- Food scientist Christine Bruhn, faculty member in the Dept. of Food Science and Technology, UC Davis, and statewide UC Cooperative Extension specialist.
“So if you put gloves on dirty hands, you’re handling food with dirty hands,” Bruhn says. “Gloves are not the barrier you would think they are.”
(Read the full article, by Miles Bryan, Jan. 28, 2014, on NPR.)
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