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Issue Number: Council II 032


Report - Food Contact and Utensil Barrier Usage Committee

Issue you would like the Conference to consider

The Food Contact and Utensil Barrier Usage Committee seeks Council II's acknowledgement of the Committee Report which is made up of the Reference Document and PowerPoint presentation.

Public Health Significance

The Committee recognizes the need for a Brand neutral guidance document illustrating the effective use of barriers and utensils when handling foods, including the use of disposable gloves, and the process of barrier use related to hand hygiene.

The purpose of the Reference document and PowerPoint presentation is to:

  1. Reflect industry best practices regarding bare hand contact barriers
  2. Provide a training and teaching tool that can be used by industry and regulatory agencies
  3. Demonstrate alternatives to bare hand contact

Recommended Solution: The Conference recommends...

acknowledgement of the work of the Food Contact and Utensil Barrier Usage Committee and thanks the Committee for their hard work and dedication to this issue.

The Conference further recommends that this Committee be disbanded as they have completed their charges.


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