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Color-Coded Brushes and Equipment

A color-coded brush system helps to prevent cross-contamination. Cross-contamination occurs when tools are used for multiple tasks with incompatible food items. Using a brush or cutting board for raw meat, then using the same tools for cutting vegetables, is an example of how this can occur. Malish provides products in five HACCP-program colors. Yellow signifies bakery, green is for produce, blue is for seafood, red is for meat, and white is for deli.