CLEAN: To "Fight BAC" in the kitchen, wash hands and surfaces often.

You can’t see, taste or smell them. They’re sneaky little critters, and they can spread

throughout the kitchen and get onto cutting boards, utensils, counter tops, and food.

They’re foodborne bacteria—and if eaten, they can cause foodborne illness. So on
your mark, get set, go . . . CLEAN!

THE BIG 3: To Fight BAC! ® always...

1. Rub-a-Dub: Wash Your Hands

Watch the video below for a very proper demonstration of the correct way to wash your hands:
How to Wash Your Hands Properly

How to wash hands:

1. Wet hands with WARM water
2. Soap and scrub for 20 seconds
3. Rinse under clean, running water
4. Dry completely using
a clean cloth or paper towel

Use the link below to discover WHEN you should wash your hands (NOTE - you may skip the food network video question as the link is broken)
When & How to Wash Your Hands

2. Keep your Scene Clean:

Wash your cutting boards, dishes, utensils, and countertops
with hot water and soap after preparing each food item and
before going on to the next food.

3. Towel Toss:

Consider using paper towels to clean up kitchen surfaces.
When done, throw away the towel. If you use cloth towels,
wash them often in the hot cycle of your washing machine.
If you use kitchen sponges, replace them frequently.

In addition...

4. Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables under running tap water, including those with skins and rinds that are not eaten.
5. Rub firm-skin fruits and vegetables under running tap water or scrub with a clean vegetable brush while rinsing wtih running tap water.

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Always wash hands with
warm water and soap:

• before handling food;
• after handling food;
• after using the bathroom;
• after changing a diaper;
• after tending to a sick person;
• after blowing nose, coughing,
or sneezing; and
• after handling pets.