a. Wash your hands thoroughly before handling food, as often as necessary
throughout the work day.
b. Keep your fingernails clean and trimmed short.
c. Wear clean work garments and hair restraints.
d. Do not work around food when you have a communicable disease (such as a
respiratory infection or diarrhea).
e. Do not work around food when you have skin infections, cuts, or burns.
f. Do not work around food while using tobacco.
g. Do not wear unauthorized jewelry or watches.
Section V. MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY RELATED STANDARDS OF
4-20. POSITIONS OF TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY
a. Enlisted personnel who work with purchasing and contracting and acquisition
services in general have a special responsibility. Veterinary food inspection specialists
are routinely involved in these functions. Such personnel work in positions designated in
AR 600-50 as positions of trust and responsibility. They include:
Contracting officers' representatives.
Persons otherwise involved in procurement and related functions.
b. Laws exist to provide guidance in these functions. Among these laws, for
example, it is illegal to receive money from a private source for work performed for the
government. It is also illegal for someone to offer money for such work.