FoodBusinessNews.com: No evidence that food spreads coronavirus
Published: 17 Mar 2020
Dickey's Barbecue Pit is actively monitoring current news to understand how to best handle our food to protect your health against the coronavirus (COVID-19) .
Here is what we know:
No evidence currently shows that food is a likely source or route of transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the European Food Safety Authority, which is based in Parma, Italy.
The virus is spreading from person to person, mainly via respiratory droplets that people sneeze, cough or exhale, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Precautionary measures from the World Health Organization (WHO) for following good hygiene practices during food handling and preparation, such as washing hands, cooking meat thoroughly and avoiding potential cross-contamination between cooked and uncooked foods.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit has educated our teams of these precautionary measures and is handling food safety in accordance with them. We are providing ways for you to safely receive our delicious barbecue, such as free contactless doorstep drop-off to your location, carry out and curbside pick-up.