e. Observation 5. In the serving line, employees did not touch butter, bread, and
relish Items. Instead, tongs and forks were provided for self-service.
13. A food service employee was told not to wear bracelets and a ring with many
different stones while on the job. This is mainly because:
Jewelry is often lost while employees are preparing the food.
b. Ornate or excessive jewelry collects dirt and food particles that may carry
harmful microorganisms. The jewelry may also interfere with proper handwashing.
c. Foods with a high acid content, such as citrus fruits, may interact chemically to
release the gold or silver in the jewelry. This often results in outbreaks of poisoning.
14. An employee came to work with what appeared to be a bad cold. While working in
the food preparation area, the employee coughed, sneezed, and wiped his nose. The
coughing and sneezing were so frequent that the employee did not have enough time to
wash his hands after each cough or sneeze.
What is the danger in this situation?
What should the supervisor have done to correct the situation?
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