|Nutrition Evidence Library|
Separate: What techniques for preventing cross-contamination are associated with favorable food safety outcomes? (DGAC 2010)
Moderate, consistent evidence indicates that preventing cross-contamination in the home kitchen may reduce exposure to foodborne pathogens among US consumers. Techniques associated with favorable food safety outcomes for preventing cross-contamination include proper cleaning of food preparation surfaces and cooking utensils, particularly cutting boards and cutlery, accompanied by hand washing.
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