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Can You Work In The Food Industry If You Have Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya's Transport Industry, World Food Program Launch HIV/AIDS Service Centers Along Transport Routes

Officials in the transport industry in Kenya have partnered with the World Food Program to open HIV/AIDS service centers along major transportation routes that will offer testing and care to transport workers, port workers and commercial sex... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Guidance for Industry: Developing Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment of HIV-1

The Food and Drug Administration recently published new Guidance for Industry: Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infection: Developing Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment The new guidance provides recommendations for the development of antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Testing Doesn't Stop HIV Spread in Porn Industry

Workers in the adult-film industry "need to be made aware of the risks associated with participation in various acts, to be able to participate in decision-making about their health and safety at work, and to benefit from prevention practices,"... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV positive in the food service industry

I am the Human Resources Manager for a food service franchise owner in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. One of our managers in one of the restaurants was just diagnosed as HIV positive. This situation is new to me. I need to know everything regarding...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Good news: you already know a lot of what you need to know. You already have policies in place concerning handwashing and care of wounds so that germs, blood and food do not come into contact. And because the person is a manager, not a cook, the... Read more »

public food industry

i have been tested positive and am in the food industry(catering) . my question is aare there any chances i could transmit this decease by handling food? for public consumption? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Since HIV is transmitted from contact of body fluids (but not from skin or touch), there shouldn't be any significant risk of transmission of HIV from handling food. BY... Read more »

full blown HIV/AIDS in the restaurant industry

I have been ordered to re-hire an employee that I had recently let go for failure to come to work. Three days after, the employee returned to work with his attorney and demanded his job back or threatened to go to the media and say that he was fired...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You are in a truly uncomfortable situation. Let's address it in a way that could help you avoid ever being in this again. From your question, I assume that the employee's attendance problem was caused by his disability, but he did not... Read more »

WORKING IN FOOD PLACES WHEN YOU WORK ALL LIFE??// EVER BODY SAY NOa!!!

HI,I JUST FOUND OUT THAT I GOT HIV+. I BEEN WORKING WITH FOOD ALL MY LIFE. FOR OUTSIDE PEOPLE IN DIFFERENT PLACES IN THE PAST. NOW I WAS TRYING TO GET A JOB AT MY CHURCH IN THERE FOOD PLACE!! BUT I DID TOLD THE PASTER AND SOME BUT I I FEEL LIKE...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You probably should not disclose your HIV status to a prospective food service employer. Certainly there is no legal requirement for you to tell them. YOu do not pose a threat to anyone's health by working in food service, but the irrational... Read more »
Connect With Others

LIFEbeat - The Music Industry Fights AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
LIFEbeat The Music Industry Fights AIDS is looking to fill the Local Tour Outreach Coordinator position. We are seeking a trained peer educator to organize volunteers for outreach in clubs and concert venues in and around Manhattan. ... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6



The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.



Th... Read more »

ANYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Jayjay28, 3 Replies
I was wondering if anyone work in the food industry and if so id like to knw b4 my dream gets crushed ive always wanted to work in the food industry went to culinary school and now that i got diagnosed and landed the dream job im just worried that... Read more »

HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »