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Temporary Hand Washing Stations at Farmer's Market, Food Stands, in the Field

Updated October 23, 2023
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Claudia Botzet

SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist

Original Publication: 2014 - Joan Hegerfeld-Baker, former SDSU Extension Food Safety Specialist

The ability to wash hands by food handlers at a temporary food stand, farmers market and out in the field harvesting produce is critical for prevention of foodborne illness. The challenge of proper hand washing for food handlers at these locations can be met by the use of a temporary hand washing station.