EHS Spotlight Features:
Tools to Improve Raw Chicken Handling;
Complete Model Pool Code Now Available;
EH Food Safety Tools
Tools to Improve Raw Chicken Handling at Restaurants: Report From San Mateo County, California - Guest author Emmy S. Myszka describes a training kit detailing how to handle raw chicken in restaurants to prevent cross-contamination. This article is published in the September 2014 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health.
First Complete Model Pool Code Now Available! – On August 29 we launched the nation’s first voluntary guidelines based on science and best practices for improving health and safety at swimming pools and other aquatic venues: The Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) 1st Edition. States and localities can use the MAHC to create or update existing pool codes to reduce risk for outbreaks, drowning, and pool-chemical injuries.
Check out the MAHC code; the annex with scientific explanations; and materials including the MAHC fact sheet, infographic, and web button.
Environmental Health Food Safety Tools - Foodborne illness is a significant problem in the United States, but addressing environmental causes can help prevent it. Explore CDC’s new environmental health tools.