meat, and fish, absorb so much mustard and nerve agents that decontamination
Destroy foods that are exposed to liquid
agents (nerve and mustard) or arsenicals.
In an emergency, you may
described in Figure 1-24. DO NOT try to decontaminate water that has been
exposed to chemical agents.
Seek help from your supporting water supply
Treatment of food tainted with toxic chemicals
d. Field Bakery.
If the bakery becomes contaminated with chemical
agents, decontaminate it before you produce bread. Any bread that you make
using chemically contaminated equipment is poisonous.
personnel have equipment that can detect the presence of chemical agents and
that can identify them. Once you establish the level of the contamination,
the commander determines whether you must move the bakery to a new site.
The NBC noncommissioned officer (NCO) tests the bakery equipment to find out
what type of agent has been used. If it is a persistent agent, then take
the following steps:
Ensure that everyone in the area dons
hoods, overgarments, boots, and gloves.