The aim of this study was to quantify viral contamination of surfaces in restrooms after flushing and the impact of disinfectants added to the toilet bowl prior to flushing on reducing surface contamination.
Reusable grocery bags (RGBs) are a common commodity these days but a recent study sheds light on the potential for contaminated RGBs to spread viruses to surfaces within a public grocery store.. The virus is a major concern in the food production, service and grocery retail industries.
RSPH have launched this new e learning programme today. The programme is worthwhile for anyone with a desire to learn more about Campylobacter, and is particularly useful for Environmental Health Officers.
This new study evaluates whether daily use of a peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide pre-impregnated wipe in place of the existing standard practice (detergent cleaning with cloth soaked in a bucket containing 1,000 ppm chlorine) led to a significant reduction in microbial contaminants on high freque
An intriguing new article describe a new research project, using a participatory methodology involving DNA sequencing, to engage the public with our microbial world (the microbiome) in relation to their perception of health and hygiene.