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Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

If you’ve always washed your chicken, it may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice. It’s the most polarizing problem in poultry—should you wash your chicken before cooking it? Food health and safety professionals are advising against this practice, as it can increase the spread of bacteria and the risk of cross-contamination. Along with… Read More »

Why You Should Never Wash Fresh Eggs Before Cooking Them

underverse/Shutterstock At best, you’re just doing what’s already been done. At worst, you’re potentially promoting the spread of bacteria. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It makes a lot of sense that you’d want to wash the food you eat… Read More »