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FIC Researchers Find Proper Sanitation May Not Be Enough to Kill Contagious Norovirus

Columbus, Ohio - FIC members Jianrong Li and Melvin Pascall have been investigating the effectiveness of killing viruses that spread foodborne illnesses using commercial sanitization used at restaurants. Their study finds that regulation cleaning protocols remove an appropriate amount of bacteria but is not as effective when removing the highly contagious norovirus.

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