A cutting board is an essential tool in the kitchen — without it (and a knife) almost no preparation can be done. But, it’s important to clean and sanitizing cutting boards each and every use to significantly reduce the risk of cross- contamination and foodborne illness.
Did you know?
Improperly maintained cutting board becomes harborage of bacterias and can lead cross- contamination. Luckily, this type of cross – contamination usually can be avoided with implementation of few simple procedure:
- Allocate cutting board according to food category. For example One for produce / Vegetables , one for raw meat and poultry and others
- Use multi-color coded cutting board to reduce the instance of cross- contamination
- Wash cutting board preparing each food items.
- Replace the cutting board whenever necessary
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