Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Dr. Oz says you don't have to wash your chicken before cooking it, but many disagree

There seems to be a debate on whether or not you should wash your chicken.


Some health experts are telling people not to wash raw chicken. Washing raw chicken before cooking it reportedly can increase your risk of food poisoning from different bacteria which could spread.
Television personality Dr. Oz dropped by The Breakfast Club this morning to explain why there's no health benefit to washing your chicken before you cook it. 

“No matter what you do, there’s no incremental benefit to washing the chicken,” Dr. Oz said. “If you wash it, you’re not killing your salmonella with water, believe it or not. Make that our anthem for the summer: No more washing chicken! Put it in the oven, let the oven do the work for you.”

Charlamagne called it “white people sh*t.”

Even the CDC warned people earlier this month to not wash their chicken: 

And, a lot of people (including myself) aren't having it!










Do you wash your chicken? And, if so, are you still going to continue to wash it?? 
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