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preparing food for the public when HIV infected

Are there rules governing HIV infected employees from handling food that is served to the public?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Here in L.A. we have a City Councilperson who proposes a law every year that would prohibit HIV-positive people from handling food. It goes down in flames every year, because it's not based on medical fact. Restaurants are Read more »

pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently... Read more »

Origins of HIV and food

Dear Bob,My name is John and I am writing from Holland. I hope my next question will not sound... Read more »
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Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...ritonavir (r) vs. lopinavir/r in combination with other antiretrovirals (ARVs) for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult patients, respectively. Based on the ARTEMIS results,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices Could Affect Those With HIV/AIDS, Increase Number of Women Entering Commercial Sex Trade, U.N. Officials Say

...officials on Monday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City discussed how rising food prices could affect HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. The United Nations said that climbing food prices -- due to increased use of biofuels, a... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Food Insecurity, Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Global Perspective

...there is decreased or no adult labor in HIV/AIDS affected households. These households have less capacity to produce or purchase foods and have higher medical costs. In addition, children often stop their schooling to work, or simply because the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Initiative to Provide Nutritional Assistance to Thousands in Ethiopia Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

... About 54,000 people in Ethiopia living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will receive nutritional assistance from the U.N. World Food Programme under a new agreement announced Tuesday, the Daily Read more »
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HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when Read more »

HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... 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 Read more »