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Unread 07-31-2010, 12:13 AM   #1
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What is the proper method to avoid contamination when using a thermometer?

I'm concerning about checking the temp on pieces of chicken.

Should I wipe the thermometer with a bleach wipe between checking pieces of chicken?
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Wipe and sanitize when done.
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I use wipes that I picked up at a rest supply. They are made for stainless steel and are food safe.
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I have always used alcohol pads. Would those be fine as well?
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I have always used alcohol pads. Would those be fine as well?
I wouldn't have thought so but I could be wrong.
We are instructed by the HD to wipe them before and after each use.

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http://www.allianceonline.co.uk/kitc...ant-wipes.html
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