The specific hygiene needs in the food industry
The requirements for hygiene are very high in the food industry. This includes preventing bacteria from being transferred to food. But also being able to wash off stubborn fats that have stuck to the hands during handling. When the requirements for hygiene are so high and frequent hand washing is necessary, it puts strain on the skin. Sterisol has actively worked for many years to understand the specific hygiene needs in the food industry. We also know that more than 20% of the population has dry or sensitive skin, which is a doubling since the beginning of the 80s. With repeated washing, there is a risk of skin problems, allergies, and eczema.