Food Standards Agency reminds Sedgemoor households not to wash raw chicken

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Food Standards Agency reminds Sedgemoor households not to wash raw chicken Food Standards Agency reminds Sedgemoor households not to wash raw chicken

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.

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