Health Tip: Keep Cutting Boards Clean02/12/13
(HealthDay News) -- Cutting boards can be a breeding ground for
bacteria if not cleaned properly.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these
- Buy two cutting boards, and use only one for raw seafood,
poultry and meat. Use the other for produce, bread and other
- Use each cutting board only for its intended purpose, and do
not mix them.
- Put cutting boards in the dishwasher after each use, or
thoroughly clean them with hot, soapy water.
- If your cutting board is old or has knife scars, crevices or
cracks, throw it away.
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