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COVID-19 Health: Sanitizing and disinfecting are not the same


March 23, 2020

With all the news about COVID-19, some people are questioning if the virus can be spread by food.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), no current scientific evidence supports the transmission of COVID-19 through food.

However, be sure to protect yourself in the kitchen by following general rules for proper food safety.

How can we protect ourselves? The CDC recommends that we clean our hands often. Wash your hands properly using the five steps:

1) Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap and apply soap.

2) Lather your hands b...

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