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Unread 04-08-2013, 07:19 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Ole Man Dan View Post
(It's the best practice to wash any meat you buy...
No, not according to the Food Safety & Inspection Services:

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Washing raw poultry, beef, pork, lamb, or veal before cooking it is not recommended. Bacteria in raw meat and poultry juices can be spread to other foods, utensils, and surfaces. We call this cross-contamination.
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/PDF/Washing_Food.pdf
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