Why Washing Chicken Before Cooking is Unsafe?

AP2TG Staff

Kitchens are those parts of our house that are ought to be the cleanest and therefore we are taught to keep the kitchen mates germ-free. But, not only the surfaces and the utensils should be fresh, but also we are taught to wash all the vegetables before cooking.

Also, when preparing chicken, people tend to clean the bird as well. But did you know that you have been doing harm to yourself by washing the raw chicken?

Recently, we have always focussed on the correct and wrong ways of eating chicken but now, let’s look the right way of cooking it.

Food poisoning

The raw chicken is involved with bacterias, which comprises of salmonella and campylobacter.

Video- Why we should Never wash chicken before cooking

Campaign- Do not wash your chicken before you cook

It is the campaign; the Drexel University started to make people aware of their misconception.

Wipe with disposable paper

Experts say that if you feel like doing something to clean it, then you can wipe it with a disposable paper.

Actual reason

Till now, we knew that washing the chicken will eliminate the bacterias but washing the bird under running water spreads the germs.