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

Health department inspectors feed corporate complacency

Handwashing is respected by most all restaurants to some degree. Lip service is at 100% while compliance is more likely around 25-40%. Check out this...

Bill Marler, founder of the Marler-Clark legal firm, outlines the new ...

New posters created to mark 10 years of seeking Food Code approval
 

The Celebration

“Bookend” posters have been created to mark two important milestones. In 2006 a new hand hygiene protocol came onto the USA ...

Data plus leadership records sustainable gains in handwashing behaviors.

Culture change is often cited as a requirement where hand washing rates need to be doubled to reach a safe level. The Atrio...

Electronic monitoring of handwashing reveals the risky reality.

Suspected low handwashing rates are increasingly being confirmed with the aid of electronics. Potential brand damaging outbreaks threaten...

Fight Bac! webinar carries efficacy message to consumers

Hand Hygiene: Efficacy Update and Educator Tools was the title of Fight Bac!’s webinar where academia checked in on the value of SaniTwice® in water-scarce situations commonly facing the away-from-home public. These include outdoor fairs,...

Lesson learned from IAFP. Preparation for ...

CloudClean Dashboard

“How am I doing today?”

Waisted staff training time and treasure can now be redirected to a sustainable handwashing solution. Data has been the missing link, rendering the having of standards for handwash...

Workshop to raise handwashing standards to match menu risks

Recent Norovirus driven legal issues have operators reassessing their standards and reviewing their...

Dirty Rags

Misunderstanding of regulations perpetuates poor cleaning

Many operators and even regulators continue to use and recommend cleaning restaurant tables and other high-touch surfaces with a reusable rag stored in a bucket of sanitizing solution...

Olmsted County, MN continues to lead the way

This email, submitted to Handwashing For Life by Olmsted County’s environmental health manager, Mike Melius, serves as a more meaningful update on Scheduled...

“ quality controls … to safeguard consumer and employee health.”


2016 is starting out as a potential watershed for foodservice, nursing home and hospital handwashing. Two high profile Norovirus...

Time saving and improved efficacy are the drivers

UV success as a cleaning protocol in hospitals now helps define food service and food processing niches for potential application. 

Hospital experience has outlined...

HandwashingforLife™ Culture of Caring Ribbon Cutting with Left to right are Pam Lowe (Director, Quality NCR), Peter Fulgenzi (Executive Chef), Jani Watts (Director, Nurse Education), Randy Yust (CFO & COO) and Suzanne Del Boccio (Chief Nursing Officer).

Celebrating the Culture of Caring

S.Truett Cathy, founder of the very successful Chick-fil-A chain, had “Hire for Culture” as his #1 criteria in recruiting new employees at all levels. Foodservice operators ...

Flu Season Tip

World Health Organization’s (...

A FSMA Produce Rule solution

Research has found that farmhand’s hands are a major factor in contaminating ...

How to use handwashing as the trigger

Culture change. The ...

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