Most people do not wash their hands to 97 percent when they cook at home, according to a new study by As a mother of three young children, I'm very familiar with the insane outcry that families go through to put food on the table. Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…=view&id=1
Most participants did not wash their hands For the required 20 seconds at home and most not a clean towel to dry hands found researchers from USDA, RTI International and North Carolina State University.
When it came to cooking and preparing food, only 34 percent used a temperature meter. Of those who did, almost half still did not cook the food to a safe temperature.
Spice containers are one of the most contaminated items in a kitchen, researchers said.
Bacteria from raw poultry can quickly spread to refrigerator handles and other foods.
Approximately 48 million Americans suffer from food poisoning each year, leading to more than 128,000 hospital admissions and 3,000 deaths, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Particularly at risk are children, older adults and those with weakened immune systems.
© 2018 Cox Media Group.