GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Food Safe Truth Bulletin Blog
Business Impact of Hand Hygiene and Cross-Contamination


By Will Hankla

Sr. Advisor, Public Health Innovations, LLC

Cross-contamination is a challenge that many food businesses, from restaurants to manufacturers, must manage constantly. One key way that cross-contamination occurs is from poor hand hygiene. Hand hygiene is not a new topic to those who have been in the food industry.

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Taking a Closer Look at the 2 Most Common Foodborne Illnesses
Top 5 Risk Factors for Foodborne Illness


By Suzanne Krippel

Program Manager for the Food Protection Unit at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) routinely analyze disease outbreaks to find commonalities and determine appropriate prevention strategies. This information serves as a valuable resource to sanitarians all over the world as it helps us to pinpoint sources of contamination. It has also helped to determine the 5 most common risk factors for foodborne illness, which are detailed below.

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Healthy Fun
A Healthy Fair is Healthy Fun


By Elizabeth De Nardo, Ph.D.

Skin Care Science and Technology Senior Scientist I

Agricultural fairs are family-friendly events typically featuring livestock, farming, and craft exhibits, truck and tractor pulling, rides, and entertainment. Many community fairs offer outdoor food stands – with all my favorite foods, especially the cotton candy!

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Reducing school absenteeism year round
Three Ways to Kick Off the School Year on a Healthy Note


By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

We oftentimes hear, “Back to school. Back to germs.” But, as the new school year begins, that doesn’t have to be the case. Instead, let’s focus on steps we can take to have a healthy school year.

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Don’t Let Anything Spoil Your Summer Picnic
Fun, Sun, and Foodborne Illnesses?


By David R. Macinga, Ph.D.

Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Science Director

Did you know foodborne illnesses peak in the summertime? According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) this is because of two reasons: bacteria multiply faster in warmer temperatures and preparing food outdoors makes safe food handling more difficult.

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