Wash your hands before you prepare food or as often as needed.
Wash after you:
- use the toilet
- touch uncooked meat, poultry, fish or eggs or other potentially hazardous foods
- interrupt working with food (such as answering the phone, opening a door or drawer)
- eat, smoke or chew gum
- touch soiled plates, utensils or equipment
- take out trash
- touch your nose, mouth, or any part of your body
- sneeze or cough
Do not touch ready-to-eat foods with your bare hands.
Use gloves, tongs, deli tissue or other serving utensils.
Remove all jewelry, nail polish or false nails unless you wear gloves.
when you have a cut or sore on your hand
when you can't remove your jewelry
If you wear gloves:
- wash your hands before you put on new gloves
- as often as you wash your hands
- when they are torn or soiled