Concern about food safety should not end once we bring food into our homes. Germs and bacteria can grow on kitchen surfaces, in appliances and on food if they are not properly handled and cleaned. The risk of food borne illness from germs and bacteria in our kitchens is even higher for those who are frail or have compromised immune systems, so extra precautions are needed for the elderly, small children, pregnant women and those who are sick. These 6 Tips to Kill Germs and Bacteria in Your Kitchen should be added to the other safety precautions you take to prevent food borne illnesses.
Sinks have the combination of moisture and uncooked meat juices that make a breeding ground for bacteria, whether stainless steel and cast-iron.
Faucets can hold water that has been sitting in the pipes for long periods of time breeding bacteria.