cross-contamination

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cross-con·tam·i·na·tion

(kraws kŏn-tami-nā­shŭn)
Transfer of infectious agent or matter from one person or site to another.
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The MilPod was also designed to safely admit patients to hospitals without cross-contaminating equipment or personnel, he added.
Food safety chiefs also told Ms Kasravi, 37, that she would not be able to provide her own food for the five-year-old over concerns the outside produce may risk "cross-contaminating" other snacks.
We couldn't afford to introduce normal microbiota of the thorax to avoid cross-contaminating the abdomen and vice versa.
IT IS AN EASY-ENOUGH TASK, but most people fail to wash their hands properly and end up cross-contaminating their food and spreading bacteria around their kitchen, finds a new study from the U.S.
Prevent juices from raw meat and poultry from cross-contaminating other items in your cooler by placing them in waterproof containers.
To meet the growing demand for its products and cater to customers concerned about peanut allergens possibly cross-contaminating other Once Again products, the Nunda, New York-based company built a new facility solely dedicated to peanut butter production.
"Have totes and other containers labeled properly so you're not cross-contaminating. Maintain good record-keeping and have weekly inspections," Valair says.
Would he forgo the pyx and hold the host in one hand while distributing other hosts, thereby cross-contaminating mine?
Keep raw meat/poultry or ready-to-eat food or food that can be eaten raw in different shopping bags to prevent the juices of the raw food from cross-contaminating the ready-to-eat food/food to be eaten raw.
When a sample is taken, the benzene component is chemically filtered using a robust separation technology to ensure no false-positives are generated with potential cross-contaminating compounds in the atmosphere.
Just over half (51%) risk cross-contaminating food by using the same tongs for raw and cooked meats.