Re: Health Food safety Cutting Boards Re: colored cuttingboards
From: Jim Mayer (
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 16:54:57 -0700 (PDT)
For what it is worth, here is a link to some research on the topic:

My interpretation of the research was that plastic boards actually harbour
more bacteria than wood boards and are nearly impossible to effectively
clean by hand (the bacteria survive in the cuts that knives leave), but
that plastic boards can, of course, be sterilized in a dishwasher.

The USDA also has some recommendations, bit they are more about care than

Jim Mayer

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