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Many American's Don't Properly Wash Their Hands After Handling Raw Meat

July 02, 2018 - 10:00 am

(KCBS RADIO) - 48 million Americans get foodborne illnesses every year and we may have nobody to blame but ourselves. A recent study by the Department of Agriculture found people failed to properly wash their hands after handling raw meat nearly 98% percent of the time.

Carmen Rottenberg, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety for the Department of Agriculture appeared on KCBS Radio to discuss ways to stay safe in the kitchen.