June 18, 2013
Safely Heating Water Right at the Point-of-Use
Hot water is critical to cooking, cleaning, and sanitizing in the kitchen. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, transmission of certain bacteria, viruses, and parasites from raw food or from ill workers to food by way of improperly washed hands, continues to be one of several major factors in the spread of food-borne illnesses. Proper hand washing serves as a vital and necessary public health practice in retail and food service.