March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts.
Illness-causing bacteria can survive and spread around your kitchen, so it is important to wash the right way to prevent these bacteria from spreading to your food. What is the right way?
Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water.
Sanitize sponges and replace frequently.
Wash produce under running tap water, but not meat, poultry or eggs.