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Washing Chicken Correctly Very Important

LisaGene | Jan 17, 201512:16 PM

By rinsing raw chicken, before cooking it, you are in fact effectively distributing infection around your kitchen in the form of chickeny water droplets Those droplets can travel several feet before landing on…well, what’s within three feet of your kitchen sink?

Washing chicken before cooking it - a practice that can spread campylobacter bacteria onto hands, work surfaces, clothing and cooking equipment through the splashing of water droplets.

Ensure that you wash your hands thoroughly after handling raw chicken. Chicken naturally contains Salmonella, and hen's ovaries carry Salmonella naturally. It is not harmful to them, but it spreads it to each egg that they lay, and every new chick hatched.

Some cases of campylobacter result in potentially severe complications and even cause nerve damage, so take this to heart and amend your food-prepping ways. Remove your chicken from the package and keep it confined to one surface: a non-porous cutting board that can be cleaned thoroughly. And be careful to not splash water around.

Washing Chicken Correctly Very Important

Washing chicken can create more problems for the health of your family than not washing it cold. Learn how to do it correctly to prevent dreadful sicknesses...

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