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The CDC warns against washing raw chicken before cooking

The CDC warns against washing raw chicken before cooking

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention advises consumers to avoid washing raw chicken because it makes it more likely for raw chicken juices to spread to other foods, kitchen surfaces and utensils. Raw chicken can carry harmful bacteria like salmonella, campylobacter, and clostridium perfringens, which can cause nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal cramps, etc. and sometimes death.

Naomi Steele
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Brett Ellis
Brett Ellis 1 year

Probably using the wrong dish soap. Your meant to run it through the dishwasher twice before cooking

NPC#1337 T3H H0nkulAr
NPC#1337 T3H H0nkulAr 1 year

What a retarded tweet, just use disinfectant spray afterwards... if someone is dying from this, imma mark it down as Darwinism and a boon to future generations of humanity.

The Oracle8191
The Oracle8191 1 year

When you realise that the CDC effectively just told you not to wash your hands after handling raw chicken because its juices can get everywhere 😑

M.Twain 1 year

Only a dope would wash raw chicken, now a brine or a marinade can do wonders for chicken especially boneless skinless chicken breasts, one of the blandest proteins known to modern man.

Seth Harpenger
Seth Harpenger 1 year

wash raw meat....wash raw meat... just fucking cook the damn thing you idiot, do you wash bacon to get that soapy taste!?!

Ike K.
Ike K. 1 year

If you're washing raw chicken in a place where you have to worry about the juices spreading you have a lot more problems imo, every time I wash chicken it's either in an empty sink or out doors with a bowl that will be washed into a sink after.

Alex Edwards
Alex Edwards 1 year

Thanks mommy government for telling me what to do. We would all be incompetent humans without you holding our hand through every aspect of our life

Hired Troll
Hired Troll 1 year

This article has made me aware of two things: 1: Washing chicken before cooking is a thing. 2: There are people out there that do this.

Beijing Binden
Beijing Binden 1 year

How bout rinse it in the sink with nothing else then clean the sink before using something else. Pretty simple

daboi 1 year

My ex would wash chicken in water before cooking... I never understood why because one of the main reasons for cooking the meat is to kill the vast majority of pathogens present.

Russell Daggett
Russell Daggett 1 year

I rinse chicken before I cook it. Not because I think it washes off bacteria or anything, but there's a protean rich liquid that the chicken is slightly coated in out of the package (partially the brine it's soaked in and partially liquid from the chicken itself). I rinse that off because I don't like the texture it leaves on the chicken once it's cooked.

The Dragon
The Dragon 1 year

Cool, I'll just dunk mine in a batch of hand sanatizer 70% alcohol just to be safe. 😂

István Károly Farkas
István Károly Farkas 1 year

I mean where I live we rinse the chicken with water before preparation.... Idk how this can be an issue

Patrick 1 year

Hahaha they are reporting on a twitter post! the 'debate' that has been 'sparked' is a few replies on twitter with less than 100 likes each

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry 1 year

These articles are misleading as always... It shouldn't really say "washing," but instead "rinsing." Someone along the line doesn't care about "Englishing good," as "washing" implies soap, while "rinsing" doesn't. Rinsing is good, I don't trust the packaging process to be all that great. ... just don't use a faucet on the "showerhead" setting.

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ֆɨʍɨօռ ʊֆαȶօv̟ 1 year

Who the fuck washes their meat?

Richard Lozano
Richard Lozano 1 year

KFC doesn't wash chicken and fries all pathogens in their previously secret recipe.

oneski io
oneski io 1 year

Is this in America only? I thought chlorine washing was suppose solve this issue?

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