Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Food Poisoning Health Center

Kitchen Germs Directory

Your kitchen is a hot spot for germs. From raw meats to eggs, bacteria abound. Your kitchen counters, sponges, and sinks can be full of disease-causing germs. Be sure to wash all produce before eating and to disinfect all your cooking surfaces after a meal. Washing your hands can also reduce the amount of germs lurking in your kitchen. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about kitchen germs, how to prevent them, and much more.

Medical Reference

Features

Thumbnail: Germs in the Kitchen

The kitchen harbors more germs than any other room in the home. Here are 10 tips to protect your family.

Read Full Article

Video

Slideshows & Images

Expert Commentary

News Archive

Today on WebMD

shopper selecting beef
Practical tips.
woman holding abdomen
Learn the symptoms.
 
listeria bacteria and cantaloupe
Learn about listeria.
kebabs on a barbecue
Tips for grilling safely.
 
Are Some Eggs Safer Than Others
Article
Do You Need To Wash Bagged Salads
Video
 
Woman grilling seafood
Article
Organic Food Slideshow
Slideshow
 

Explore our newly expanded FDA Center on WebMD for timely information on food safety, allergies, diabetes, vitamins & supplements, and more!

turkey
Slideshow
The Dangers Of E Coli
Video
 
Secrets Of Safe Grilling
Slideshow
How Long Can You Keep Condiments
Slideshow
 

WebMD Special Sections