Cutting boards in Salmonella cross-contamination.

  title={Cutting boards in Salmonella cross-contamination.},
  author={Dean O. Cliver},
  journal={Journal of AOAC International},
  volume={89 2},
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… CONTINUE READING