Containers, such as sea containers or military-owned demountable containers
(MILVANs), trucks with containerized cargo areas, and trucks with covered
cargo beds offer some protection.
If you do not have this type of
protection, place a canvas tarp or a plastic sheet over the items.
makes it easier to decontaminate them.
pathogens and toxins.
Stringent sanitation in preparing and serving food
Since insects and rodents spread germs,
controlling insects and rodents is especially important.
poisonous substances that germs and other organisms produce.
foods from toxins, store them in sealed, airtight containers.
personnel to decontaminate the containers before they open them.
f. Chemical Contamination.
Chemical weapons release toxic chemicals.
Place foods into sealed, airtight containers to protect them from chemical
contamination. Ensure that containers are decontaminated before you allow
the foods to be consumed. Figure 1-19 shows what protection food-packaging
Protective food-packaging materials