Food Standards Agency reminds Sedgemoor households not to wash raw chicken (From Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News)
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Food Standards Agency reminds Sedgemoor households not to wash raw chicken
4:30pm Monday 30th June 2014 in News
FOOD standards chiefs are warning people not to wash chicken before cooking it.
More than a quarter of a million people could be struck down by campylobacter this year, the Food Standards Agency is warning.
Bob Martin of the agency said: “People in Sedgemoor can do their part by handling and preparing chicken with extra care – don’t wash raw chicken and cook it properly.”
Visit www.food.gov.uk/chicken for more advice.