Ending Disruption With My Food!

Kitchen Safety

Cross- Contamination

  • Cross-Contamination, is the process by which bacteria or other microorganisms are unintentionally transferred from one substance or object to another, with harmful effect.
  • It's very important to gain some knowledge about cross contamination , to prevent forborne illnesses . Also to put an end to disruption with your food .

Causes & Ways to Prevent Cross Contamination

Causes| Occurs when raw meat, poultry seafood and eggs come in contact with ready-to-eat foods like bread and vegetables, so keep them separate.


Prevention| Raw meat, poultry, seafood and eggs, always use separate cutting boards, plates and utensils from ready-to-eat foods.

- Never place cooked foods on a plate that previously held raw meat, poultry, seafood or eggs.

- At the grocery store, keep raw meat, poultry, seafood and eggs separate from all other ready-to-eat foods in both the shopping cart and during bagging.

- Keep raw meat, poultry, seafood and eggs separate in the refrigerator to prevent bacteria from spreading and the juices from dripping on ready-to-eat foods.

How Do I...Maintain a Cutting Board?