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Keeping clean in the kitchen

Wash hands the right way!

For 20 seconds with soap and warm running water.

Wash before and after preparing food in the kitchen, and also after touching raw meat.

Cover coughs and sneezes, wash hands if recontaminated.

When to wash your hands

  • Before eating food.
  • Before, during, and after preparing food.
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound.
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick.
  • After handling uncooked eggs, or raw meat, poultry, seafood, or their juices.
  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • After touching an animal or animal waste.
  • After touching garbage.
  • After using the toilet.

Keep your area clean!

Wash surfaces and utensils after each use.

Bacteria can spread throughout the kitchen and get onto cutting boards, utensils, and counter tops.

  • Use paper towels or clean cloths to wipe up kitchen surfaces or spills. Wash cloths often in the hot cycle of your washing machine.
  • Wash cutting boards, dishes, utensils, and counter tops with hot, soapy water after preparing each food item and before you go on to the next item.
  • As an extra precaution, you can use a solution of 1 tablespoon of unscented, liquid chlorine bleach in 1 gallon of water to sanitize washed surfaces and utensils.