Study: Washing Utensils Between Uses Important for Safer Produce

Nov 23, 2015 | Amy Chang

Researchers at the University of Georgia recently conducted a study to determine the extent to which kitchen utensils spread E.coli or salmonella between produce items. The study found that knives and graters can cause additional cross-contamination in the kitchen and unwashed utensils can spread pathogens among produce items. Researchers also found that certain fruits and vegetables spread pathogens to knives at different degrees.


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