British agency for food safety conducted a survey regarding the processing of chicken meat and health. The conclusion is that washing the chicken before cooking is seriously dangerous for your health.
According to the research as much as 65 percent of chicken meat contains Campylobacter, a bacterium that is the most common cause of food poisoning after salmonella.
This bacterium can be destroyed only by thermal treatment. Quick hand cleaning the work surface and kitchen equipment will not destroy the bacteria, so you can easily infect your family while preparing other meals as well.CONTINUE READING ON PAGE 2 BELOW