Assessment of the Potential for Cross-Contamination of Food Products by Reusable Shopping Bags
This article ‘Assessment of the Potential for Cross-Contamination of Food Products by Reusable Shopping Bags’ is courtesy of our colleagues at the International Association for Food Protection. The article discusses research findings made by co-authors David L Williams, Charles P Gerba, Sherri Maxwell and Ryan G Sinclair from the University of Arizona on the likelihood of disease-causing micro-organisms being transferred from one food to another via reusable shopping bags. FoodLegal notes this article demonstrates how a perceived environmental product may create a threat to public health and safety.
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This is general information rather than legal advice and is current as of 3 Apr 2012. We therefore recommend you seek legal advice for your particular circumstances if you want to rely on advice or information to be a basis for any commercial decision-making by you or your business.