Do you wash chicken before cooking it? | The Tylt
The USDA recommends against washing chicken before cooking because washing can actually give bacteria a chance to spread and infect other food. The heat from cooking will destroy any bacteria present on the chicken. Despite this, people are going with what their mom told them—always wash the chicken. For people who grew up doing so, not washing chicken is gross and feels unsanitary. What kind of person are you? 🐔
Do you wash chicken before cooking it?
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