Summary from Food Safety News:
"Spring is here, even if the weather might not quite feel like it yet in some parts of the country. It’s a great time to get started on some spring cleaning.
According to the CDC, every year, an estimated 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases. A clean and dry kitchen helps protect you and your family from foodborne illness.
Fight BAC!: The Partnership for Food Safety Education has some tips on how to keep your clean kitchen:
It’s important to know the difference between cleaning and sanitizing. They aren’t the same thing. Both are important to help prevent the spread of harmful germs...."