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Illness-causing bacteria can survive in many places around your kitchen, including your hands, utensils and cutting boards. Are you taking the proper steps to reduce your risk?


I've heard you can clean sponges by putting them in the dishwasher or microwave. Is that true?

Actually, the preferred method is that you wash them in the hot cycle of your washing machine. It's important to replace worn sponges frequently.

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