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Webinar Today Will Address Responding To COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020

The Consumer Brands Association will present a webinar on responding to the COVID-19 outbreak today, March 16, from 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. ET, the National Automatic Merchandising Association has advised its members.
Dr. Jay Butler, deputy director for infectious diseases and senior response adviser for CDC’s COVID-19 response, will present on COVID-19 for the food and beverage industry. 
Questions to be addressed include: 

  • If a food manufacturing company worker is confirmed positive for coronavirus, what actions should that food company take, i.e., do they need to quarantine all workers and if yes for how long? If the employee manufactured food what should be done with the food? 

  • Are there additional precautions a food manufacturing company can take, in addition to good manufacturing practices, that could help reduce the introduction or spread of coronavirus?