Methods To Disinfect Grocery Or Packed Items
Social distancing and self-isolation is becoming the new normal of life in this pandemic. From dairy products to groceries,every product is delivered to your doorsteps. These are not properly disinfected. At this time of pandemic, every item requires deep cleaning.The virus can live for 24 hours on cardboard and 2 days on plastic. Thus, it becomes essential to follow the coronavirus deep cleaning measures to stay safe.While buying groceries and bringing them home,it is very important that you properly disinfect them. So, here are some tips or methods by which you can sterilize your groceries or packed food.
Before Shopping: While going for shopping,make a plan to buy groceries for at least one week so that you don’t have to go for shopping daily. Try to purchase frozen foods, so you can use them in emergency. Before going for shopping, create a decontaminating area in your porch or such place which is separated from daily use. Leave the items there or refrigerate them immediately for two to three days. Also, create a cleaning area which is separated from the decontaminated zone.
After Shopping: Sanitize your hands properly, so that you do not need to disinfect your front door. Dump the plastic or cardboard boxes and wash your hands properly. To transfer items from cleaning area to decontaminating zone after cleaning, call a person whose hands are properly sanitized. Wash fruits and veggies for atleast 30 seconds. Dump all the garbage in the closed bin and then wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds.