FDA Releases Food Safety Recommendations

Wash food and keep preparation surfaces clean

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Alexandria, VA –  In its nightly email, the city continues to urge residents to stay at home, unless going out is essential. And when out, they stress the importance of maintaining six feet of distance around others.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently offered tips for the proper handling and preparing of food during the pandemic. While there is no evidence that people can catch the coronavirus from food, it is important to remember to keep preparation surfaces clean and wash food. The FDA also provides safety tips for visiting the grocery store.

There is nformation for restaurant workers, owners, and customers. Food supply, labeling, and packaging questions are answered as well. Click HERE for all the info.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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