Florida Health: Did You Know? Foodborne Illness Factsheet Poster
The Florida Health: Did You Know? Foodborne Illness Factsheet is a labor law posters poster by the Florida Department Of Economic Opportunity. This is an optional poster, so while it is recommended that you post this if it is relevant to your employees, you are not required to by the Department Of Economic Opportunity.
This poster provides information from Florida Health on foodborne illnesses.
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➢ Ill food handlers are a major cause of foodborne illness. ➢ Food handlers who experienced diarrhea or vomiting within the last 48 hours can pass their illness on to customers and coworkers even though they feel fine now. ➢ People can spread many different types of illnesses to others before they even know they are sick themselves. ➢ Proper hand washing, including proper hand drying, only r emoves about 1/2 of the disease -causing germs present on your hands. That is why no bare hand contact with ready -to -eat fo od is so important. ➢ Food service managers are required by law to monitor the health of their employees. ➢ Food managers and handlers are required by law to report certain illnesses to the Department of Health. ➢ Viruses can live on surfaces, such as refrigerat or door handles and food preparation tables, for up to 48 hours. ➢ Viruses are responsible for more than 50% of all foodborne illness outbreaks (symptoms include acute diarrhea, nausea and vomiting) in the United States. ➢ Some bacteria produ ce toxins (poisons ) that cannot be destroyed by cooking or freezing. ➢ M illion s of Americans suffer from a foodborne illness each year. ➢ You can prevent the spread of foodborne illness by following good hygienic practices and not working with food or clean dishware when you a re ill or have been in close contact with someone who is ill. Courtesy of the Florida Department of Health Food Safety and Sanitation Program
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- Original poster PDF https://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/food-safety-and-sanitation/_documents/DidYouKnow.pdf , updated January 2023
- Florida Labor Law Posters at http://www.floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships/for-employers/display-posters-and-required-notices
- Florida Department Of Economic Opportunity
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