What is the safest cutting board?

Answer On One Hand: Wood or Non-porous Boards are OKThe United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service says consumers may use either wood or non-porous cutting boards, such as ... Read More »

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Which kind of cutting board is safest for cutting meat&poultry?

According to studies done at UC Davis, both plastic and wood cutting boards are safe, provided they are scrubbed with hot water and soap. In the case of scarring because of a sharp knife, wood actu... Read More »

Why bleach a cutting board after cutting raw chicken?

Raw chicken can contain harmful bacteria that is killed when cooked thoroughly. A cutting board that has been used to cut raw chicken can contaminate other food. Bleach disinfects cutting boards by... Read More »

How to Oil a Wooden Cutting Board?

Wooden cutting boards can dry and crack if they're not oiled regularly. Oil also prevents the wood from absorbing stains and bacteria. Most food-safe oils do the job, though food-grade mineral oil ... Read More »

Can I oil my cutting board with vegetable oil?

Vegetable and olive oils are not recommended for use on cutting boards. Over time, these oils will turn rancid and smell of spoiled oil. Instead, use a food-grade mineral oil, such as USP-grade min... Read More »