Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Environmental Health Services: When Flooding Occurs – Food Salvage, March 18, 2019

(2019) Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Environmental Health Services: When Flooding Occurs – Food Salvage, March 18, 2019. Public Health, Department of

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Food Food contamination is often a problem after a flood because flood water can carry mud, raw sewage, chemicals, and fuel. Filth and disease-causing bacteria can contaminate any food the water contacts and make that food unsafe to eat. This fact sheet provides guidance on safe handling of food impacted by flood waters. is often a problem after a flood because flood water can carry mud, raw sewage, chemicals, and fuel. Filth and disease-causing bacteria can contaminate any food the water contacts and make that food unsafe to eat. This fact sheet provides guidance on safe handling of food impacted by flood waters.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Flood, Public Health, Cleaning, Food Contamination
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Natural Disasters > Flood
ID Code: 31739
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 02 Apr 2020 15:53
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 15:53
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31739