Conference for Food Protection

2016 Biennial Meeting

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Issue Number: Council III 014

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Title

Bandage, Finger Cot, and Stall contamination

Issue you would like the Conference to consider

The addition of a requirement in the Food Code of the necessity to wear a glove over on any cuts on hands, fingers or wrists when working with exposed food.

Public Health Significance

The possible physical contamination of a bandage, finger cot or stall in exposed food products from employees. Additionally, bandages, finger cots and stalls are not effectively cleaned with normal handwashing procedures.

Recommended Solution: The Conference recommends...

a letter be sent to the FDA requesting the 2013 Food Code be amended as follows (language to be added is underlined):

3-401 Bandages, Finger Cots, or Stall products on Wrists, Hands or Fingers

3-401.13 An impermeable cover such as a bandage, finger cot or stall located on the wrist, hand or finger of a food employee working with exposed food shall be covered with a Single-Use glove. Pf

Submitter Information 1

Name Rebecca Krzyzanowski
Organization Great Lakes Conference on Food Protection
Address 615 Englewood Dr
Roscommon, MI 48653
Telephone 517-719-7919
Email krzyzanowskir@michigan.gov

Submitter Information 2

Name Karla Horne
Organization Great Lakes Conference on Food Protection
Address 525 W Allegan
PO Box 30017
Lansing, MI 48909
Telephone 231-357-0727
Email hornek@michigan.gov

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