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Cross Contamination? I think it's a myth


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Cross Contamination? I think it's a myth

HawtLeak | | Feb 28, 2010 08:10 PM

HI there,

I've heard about the dangers and intensive consequence if a restaurant doesn't follow cleanliness procedures. One of which could also be produced at home.. cross contamination. Raw meat & Veg = poison. I think it's bullsh*t, I'll tell you why and please educate me to better understand the term....

strict rules about not mixing chopping boards, knives without washed properly.. discard the "all purpose" cloth on the kitchen counter, wash ure hands etc...

okay, well, then how bout dim sum? spring rolls? krokets? oven items?

Sping rolls have been around for so many decades, it's one of the most popular asian items now. do you know how to make spring rolls? well, sometimes how we do it is that we shred some carrots, green onions or whatever, mixed with spices and ground meat. then we roll it up, deep fry it. Shouldn't there have been food contaminated? We all have eaten it and there's no problem.

Dim sum.. umm those shrimp/meat wrapped stuff? it's the same idea, raw meat + green onions (commonly used in asian dishes) n then steamed. we're all okay

krokets, mashed potato, raw meat, parsley or whatever, same idea

ovenned stuff.. raw chicken, with rosemary stuffed underneath the skin. or parsley. or onions. whatever.

I think food contamination from raw meat and veggie having contact is a myth.

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