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How can I tell if my kitchen is sanitary?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Learn how to keep a healthy kitchen in this video with Dr. Oz and Health Inspector Peter Delucia.


Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics

You can't because bacteria are invisible. You have to learn how to keep a kitchen clean to avoid possible contamination. Visit eatright.org for tips on how to keep your kitchen clean and sanitary and the proper storage of food. Knowing which foods are likely to cause contamination is paramount. Proper storage is also necessary to prevent the spread of bacteria. A few common sense tips can make all the difference in the kitchen.

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