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Hold the Bacteria: Made-to-Order Disease

By Sydney Ross Singer on October 5, 2015

(This article by Sydney Ross Singer was originally posted on his blog Sept. 30, 2015, and is reposted here with his permission.) The next time you are in a sandwich shop or deli where workers make your sandwich in front of you as you select items to be included, check out their hands. According to law, there should be no direct hand contact with your food by the sandwich maker. Hands are dirty and vectors of disease, and food can be contaminated by the worker touching, for example, money in the cash register and then touching your lunch meat. To prevent this obvious source of disease, the law requires such workers to wear gloves to keep hands clean. Here’s the rub: The clean gloves are often made dirty by workers putting them on with dirty hands. I have personally watched employees in different national chain sandwich shops working both the cash register and making sa