Measures to Ensure Safe Food Delivery in Community Kitchens - Guidelines for food handling, preparation and distribution during COVID-19

COVID-19 is a great cause of concern globally and requires immediate actions to prevent its spread within communities. As of now, it is evident that the transmission of the disease is through direct human-to-human proximity or indirectly through contaminated surfaces. There is still no evidence that viruses which cause respiratory illnesses being transmitted via food or food packaging. Coronaviruses cannot multiply in food; they need an animal or human host to multiply. However, it is still important for the industry, workers involved in community kitchens and other facilities to practice the high level of food safety and hygiene practices.