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What contributes to foodborne illness outbreaks in restaurants?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Poor hand hygiene

The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene.
Other major ones: 2. Violating regulations in the safe handling and storage of food 3. Food handlers allowed to work while having a contagious illness 4. Breakdown in following regulations in the production and distribution of food products.

In brief: Poor hand hygiene

The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene.
Other major ones: 2. Violating regulations in the safe handling and storage of food 3. Food handlers allowed to work while having a contagious illness 4. Breakdown in following regulations in the production and distribution of food products.
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5. Food served from sources which are untested and undocumented.
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