Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts

By | Food Safety News | August 21, 2014
Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts

Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products on these contaminated belts, exposing foods — and families — to potentially harmful pathogens.