It is impossible to deny how many Italians, and not only, have the habit of washing raw chicken before proceeding to breading or any other cooking method… but why do we make a serious mistake when carrying out this operation?
There are numerous habits that all of us have built over time in the culinary and home spheres, also transmitting them, in an attempt to obtain better care of the home and also of the kitchen when possible.
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A practical example to understand what we say, not in vain, is also represented by the way in which food is washed, as is the case with fruits and vegetables, cleaning fish and even meat. However, even today a very serious mistake is still made every time the chicken is washed before proceeding to make the reference dish.
Why shouldn’t we wash the chicken?
It should be noted that the main problem is not in itself the practice washing raw chicken, but the work surface where everything is done. A practical example to understand what we are saying happens if we decide to wash the chicken and the salad in the same sink, even if it is in different containers after having done a quick cleaning.
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This time there is one transmission of bacteria derived from chicken meat that can also contaminate our vegetables or any food that is around thema very important detail to take into account since it could reserve important problems for the person.
The intervention of the research team.
To shed light on what has just been said, the research team from the Department ofUnited States Agriculture and North Carolina State Universitywhich shed light on the worrying transmission of bacteria from raw chicken meat in contact with other foods.
In addition, it was also to comment on everything. Carmen Rottenger of the USDA Environmental Security Service and who issued the following statement: “It should be noted that children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems are particularly at risk. Washing or rinsing raw meat and poultry can increase risk because bacteria spread in the kitchen, but not washing your hands for 20 seconds immediately after handling raw food is just as dangerous.”.
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