Cleanliness in The Kitchen

Delicious meals enrich everyday life and create community in the family or among friends and are prepared in the kitchen. To ensure that the enjoyment remains undisturbed, a few hygiene rules should be observed when handling food. Because food can transmit pathogens that cause diarrhea and vomiting in particular. Meat, fish and animal products are particularly affected. However, contamination from plant foods is also possible.

Many germs can survive on surfaces and objects for some time, most bacteria can multiply particularly well in a moist environment. In order to prevent pathogens from spreading and getting to hands or food, you should not only pay attention to good hygiene when preparing food, but generally in the kitchen.

Always clean the Cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils with a warm water and detergent or in a dishwasher at a 60° C if possible.

If you are going to rinse by hand, you should do immediately after meal to avoid germs from multiplying when in room temp.

Different clothes should be used for dishes, floor and work surfaces.

Rags, towels and tea towels should be spread out to dry and washed regularly at least 60 ° C.

Dish brushes should be cleaned regularly in the dishwasher and replaced every now and then. For the sake of hygiene, always replace your sponge because they are less suitable for washing dishes. In the case of wiping of food residues, disposable wipes are the most suitable.

Sinks, work surfaces, kitchen appliances and also door or cabinet handles should be cleaned regularly with warm water and detergent and then dried thoroughly.

Remember to clean refrigerator from time to time.

An important thig you should not forget is to empty your waste bin at least once a week and always wash it with a warm water.

Always wash your hand before cooking, in between food cooking and after cooking.

Make sure you have an entrance matting like Kitchen floor mats at the entrance of your kitchen.