Germs Multiply in Hot Temperature

germs multiply in hot temperature

You can stop bacteria related-diseases through hand washing and proper kitchen sanitation, a simple and fundamental way of controlling the spread of E.coli, Salmonella, and Staphylococcus bacteria that strive mostly in food in hot temperatures. Improper hand sanitation may also lead to bacterial transfer and severe illnesses such as food poisoning. 

Experts warn that summer heat contributes to the faster bacteria count in food which can lead to food contamination. According to Dr. Windell Rivera, a microbiologist, bacteria can still survive whether temperatures are h igh or low. In fact, cooking food as high as 60 to 70 degrees is still not sufficient to kill the bacteria rather; it can only slow their growth. 

It is wise not to leave food in room temperature for more than two hours. Without any proper kitchen and hygiene sanitation, bacteria count can increase and can lead to severe food contamination. 

Wash away potentially lethal germs by following these simple steps: 

  •  Wash hands and wrists 
  •  Apply with soap for 45 seconds to help reduce the spread of harmful bacteria
  •  Rub palms, fingers interlocked Rub back of hands, finger interlocked 
  •  Rub thumbs 
  •  Rub finger tips on palms 
  •  Rub while rinsing 
  •  Dry your hands properly to minimize cross contamination 
  •  Lastly, sanitize your hands with hand sanitizers that contain at least 60% alcohol, enough to kill harmful bacteria and germs effectively

Initial the experts in hygiene offers a wide range of effective solutions from hand washing, hand sanitizing and hand drying services to improve the level of hand hygiene within your workplace and establishment. 

Email us to inquire about Initial’s Hand Care services. You may also call our Toll Free hotline 1-800- 10 EXPERTS (397 3787) or our local line 333- 5888. 


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