Jan 22, 2016 . We take a look at the science behind the long-running debate on cutting boards: which is better, wood or plastic?Tips-for-Choosing-Cutting-Boards-Glass-Wood-and-Plastic- - eBay
Some cutting boards can fall and break; others will start to show deep scratches and grooves after years of use and just don't look as good anymore. Plenty of people have questions about buying a new cutting board. What kind should you buy? Wood, plastic, or glass perhaps? And if you're buying a wooden cutting board,..
Mar 13, 2017 . There is a lot of talk out there about what kind of cutting board is best to use. In fact, I get a lot of people asking me about the benefits of a wood cutting board when we sell them at fairs. I have heard every opinion out there and so I wanted to do my own research. Yes, I have my own experience, but I also..
Madison, Wisconsin 53706. (Received for publication June 23, 1993). ABSTRACT. Decontamination of plastic and wooden cutting boards was studied, with a view to preventing cross-contamination of foods in home kitchens. New and used plastic (four polymers plus hard rubber) and wood (nine hardwoods) boards were..
Aug 2, 2013 . Which is better, wooden or plastic cutting boards? Consumers may choose either wood or a nonporous surface cutting board such as plastic, marble, glass, or pyroceramic. Nonporous surfaces are easier to clean than wood. Avoid Cross-Contamination The Meat and Poultry Hotline says that consumers..
You should regularly clean and disinfect your plastic and wooden cutting boards; here's how
Jul 25, 2017 . Cutting boards are a touchy subject! Some people are set on wood, while others are set on plastic. However, now that food safety and foodborne illnesses have become a concern in most households, the question arises: which type of cutting board is the safest to prevent any issues with..
Apr 6, 2011 . Wooden versus plastic cutting boards; a long-lived debate. Do you know which is the better, safer option for your kitchen?The Dirty Truth About Cutting Boards
Sep 1, 2009 . They are made by jointing and gluing many small blocks of wood together with the cut ends facing upward. The vertical grain makes for a surface that is extremely durable and is easier on your knives than edge-grain or plastic boards. End-grain boards are more expensive than other types of cutting boards
Wood has some advantages over plastic in that it is somewhat self-healing; shallow cuts in the wood will close up on their own. Wood also has natural anti-septic properties. Hardwoods with tightly grained wood and small pores are best for wooden cutting boards. Good hardness and tight grain help..
In 1993 the Food Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin conducted tests of wood surfaces. Their goal was to compare wooden cutting boards with plastic cutting boards for relative safety and cleanliness. Seven species of wood were tested with intentional contamination of E-Coli, listeria and salmonella (bacteria..