"Not to scare you or anything, but there are places in your kitchen that are dirtier than the average toilet. ... microbes lurk in surprising places. Here's where to find them and how to kill them."
Before you dice that chicken breast tonight, know this: The average cutting board has 200 times more germs than a toilet seat, according to a University of Arizona study. Why? Raw meat can leave fecal matter that gets cozy in the grooves left by your knife. Wash plastic or wooden cutting boards with dish soap and hot water twice a month, then spray them down with a bleach and water solution.