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Found the main breeding ground for bacteria in the kitchen

The kitchen sponge is an ideal environment for bacteria. There is 200 thousand times more bacteria than a toilet seat, said in an interview with radio Sputnik, the chief of Department of supervision on hygiene of a food of management of Rospotrebnadzora across Moscow region Hope Rayev.

Sponge for washing dishes are a hotbed of "contagion" in the kitchen, said the Hope Rayev. According to her, the sanitary regulations for public catering enterprises it is forbidden to use sponges for washing and processing of vegetables.

For different purposes you need to use a different sponge, the specialist stressed.

"In the sink we wash and roots, contaminated land, and meat products, which can be pathogenic for humans microorganisms, helminths. It is better to allocate a separate sponge for cleaning sinks. In addition, the CPS recommends that you allocate a separate brush or even a sponge for washing vegetables. Better brush — there will no linger possible activators of infectious diseases", — advises Nadezhda Raeva.

Instead of sponges it is recommended to use brushes or pieces of cloth, told radio Sputnik, the chief of Department of supervision on hygiene of a food of management of Rospotrebnadzora.