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Key Points

Updated: May 02, 2020

In FDA News:

In case you missed it:

This week, TAG also released two new free and downloadable resources that are available on our Resources website.

Recommendations for
the Food Industry

Saturday May 02, 2020 - we do not have any recommendations. 

from Friday May 01, 2020 Phasing Back Your Workforce.

With states starting to issue COVID-19 reopening and recovery orders, food companies are beginning to look at policies and procedures for bringing non-essential employees back to work.


Whether your state or region is gradually reopening with a phased-in approach or proceeding at a faster pace, TAG sees a continuance of employee protection practices as even more critical now. We are still amid a pandemic, and as people emerge from staying-at-home, there is a potential increased risk of infection, especially if social distancing is not strictly maintained. 


Along with maintaining protection practices, TAG highly recommends that recovery be conducted through a phased-in approach to bringing back workers:

  • Continue to conduct wellness checks on all employees before entry.

  • Develop further strategies for social distancing for your gradually increasing number of employees, including such procedures as staggering shifts and breaks, advising workers against greetings that require touching (shaking hands, hugging, kissing), etc.

  • Ensure newly returned employees understand newly implemented increased policies for handwashing and hygiene.

  • Continue the enhanced cleaning and disinfection, particularly in common areas and any area where a COVID-19 diagnosed person has worked.

  • Have all employees wear non-medical grade masks or face coverings while onsite.

  • Remind workers of the need for 24/7 social distancing for the safety of all employees.


Because the pandemic will continue to have an impact for months – or years, particularly if recovery is not phased in, the practices you put in place during this time will have a significant effect on your continued success.


TAG is currently updating its COVID-19 Toolkit to provide a fully outlined Process for Recovery and Reopening. If you’ve not yet subscribed to this program, it’s a good time to do so – Contact TAG today!

Everyone should practice social distancing (more specifically, physical distancing), not only those who are ill or at higher-risk (e.g. older individuals, pre-existing conditions) but also among healthy individuals so we may "flatten the curve".


Please feel free to use this free poster at your establishment. Please email us ( for a copy of this poster (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Chinese - simplified, traditional are available).

Outbreak Updates

As of May 02, 2020 (10:47  ET), there are over 3,364,000 cases (>239,000 deaths) worldwide.

Due to the increasing number of cases in the United States, TAG will move from reporting counts per country to focus on the United States, please see here for the data. For further information regarding worldwide numbers, please refer to John Hopkin University’s aggregate map.

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