When is clean ‘clean’?

In our office we’ve put up a sign in the kitchenette reminding users not to leave ‘dirty dishes’ on the sink, but to wash them after use – I’ve seen such a sign in many of our clients’ amenity areas. I guess many of us bring to work our ‘at home’ dependency on the good nature of other family members to clean up after us. But have you ever felt nervous drinking from a cup that you weren’t sure was clean to start with? And if you do the right thing and wash the dishes, are you doing it correctly? Certainly, if you are a ‘registered food business’ the rules of ‘washing the dishes’ are quite clear, and there may be something to learn and apply to our domestic dishwashing chores? Food safety regu

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