|Description:||This image depicts two freshly-prepared sweet onions in the foreground, while in the background, a dish of just-cut pineapple wedges and orange sections could be seen, all atop the sanitized surface of a kitchen countertop. It is very important to prepare foods in as clean environment as possible, thereby, minimizing the possibility of introducing foodborne contaminants into the food preparation process.|
Some sink area safety tips offered by the Centers for Disease Control include:
- Thoroughly wash hands prior to food preparation, or eating.
- Clean cutting boards, knives, and countertops to prevent the spread of harmful bacteria.
- Learn if your drinking water is safe. If you use a private well, have the water tested for contaminants.