Corpus ID: 11365746

Cutting boards in Salmonella cross-contamination.

  title={Cutting boards in Salmonella cross-contamination.},
  author={D. Cliver},
  journal={Journal of AOAC International},
  volume={89 2},
  • D. Cliver
  • Published 2006
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Journal of AOAC International
Cutting boards are commonly perceived as important fomites in cross-contamination of foods with agents such as Salmonella spp., despite the lack of supporting epidemiological data. A variety of woods and plastics have been used to make work surfaces for cutting. In general, wood is said to dull knives less than plastic, and plastic is seen as less porous than wood. Research to model the hypothetical cross-contamination has been done in a variety of ways and has yielded a variety of results. At… Expand
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