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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) reminds public not to wash raw chicken

Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Washing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”

“Some of the bacteria are so tightly attached that you could not remove them no matter how many times you washed it,” U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesperson Marianne H. Gravely told BuzzFeed Food.

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