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New concept positions handwashing as a brand-builder

Crushed Red’s founder, Chris LaRocca, understood...

Verified handwashing reinforces message of healthy salads.

This interview with the owner of a 10 unit chain is a compelling challenge to the industry and an opportunity to see handwashing as...

The "Readily Available" principle

Immersion into the topic of hand hygiene to reduce operational risk has surfaced yet another incentive to improve handwashing process...

Engaging Culture to Change Handwashing Behavior Poster

Behavior verification motivates compliance

The 5 steps of the HandsOn System are converted to action with a process that opens with collaborative Risk...

True to form, the Chicago NRA Show once again proved to not be a food safety or healthcare event. But it’s in my neighborhood and I always find...

Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus was presented the prestigious NSF Leadership Award for Innovation by Handwashing For Life Institute's Executive Director, Jim Mann, at a ceremony conducted at the 2017...

HandwashingforLife® Interview with Dr. Gary Ades

Departmental collaboration: “What’s in it for me?"

Investing to lower operator risk of foodborne outbreaks and recalls is simplified with data. 

In the case of enhancing handwashing...

QualifEYE takes rookies from probation to professional 

The newly available QualifEYE Handwash Learning System is designed for new foodservice employees in both restaurants and healthcare facilities. 

Its creation was inspired by the principle of apprenticeship and the need for new foodservice workers to be safe hand...

Peppermill Casino Chooses Handwashing For Life’s New Pledge & Verify Framework

Handwashing and temperature ...

International Clean Hands Week 2018

Please join this annual campaign, sponsored by the ...

Handwashing Imbalance Chart

Electronic monitoring fills the gap of complacency

The diligent foodservice operators are the majority but their years of collectively working without handwashing standards has left a scar of complacency...

Risk-based Handwashing Pyramid

Facing the culture trap

Handwashing behaviors are primarily driven by a firm’s assessment of risk. 

The Operations department starts near the top of this pyramid, looking first to...

Risk-Based Handwashing

Process control answers the rising risk

Years of poor ...

Options grow for TouchReady® Surfaces

The annual ISSA meeting continues to demonstrate its leadership in surface cleanliness...

Norovirus (Image used by permission of CDC)

Conquering this enemy is increasingly a matter of choice

BY JIM MANN | SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of three guest opinion columns by Jim Mann in recognition of September as National ...

The Flywheel of Conventional Hand-washing Poster

Data challenges the status quo

Years of unchecked failures in handwashing compliance have quietly morphed into an unwritten operational culture within many foodservice organizations. The truth is now...

norovirus-associated disease rates by age group chart

Hand-washing continues to rapidly move from a tiring and trivial irritation to an existential threat. One restaurant operator faced a federal grand jury subpoena last year as part of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration criminal investigation regarding a major norovirus ...

The Outbreak Breakthrough of Whole Genome Sequencing

Whole genome sequencing, WGS, is a new motivator for enhanced high-touch surface cleaning and ...

You are invited . . . 

Learn not only about the latest of technology choices in electronic handwash monitoring for Foodservice, but the path to secure the budget and C-Suite support.

Where: The National Restaurant Association’s annual meeting of the Quality Assurance Executive Study Group, October 5-7, at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia,...

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