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7 Food Safety Tips for Your Kitchen

2.  Washing to prevent illness

Bacteria that causes illness can survive and spread in your kitchen quite easily. Wet and moist surface areas are a breeding ground for bacteria. To avoid these harmful bacteria from lingering, it’s important to wash and sterilize things properly.

Aside from putting things in the dishwasher to clean, wash cutting boards, utensils and dishes in hot, soapy water. Surface areas like kitchen counters can be wiped down with kitchen disinfectant spray and paper towels. Kitchen towels and clothes should be washed frequently in the washing machine to prevent residual bacteria.

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