Why people wash meat (or don’t)

Why people wash meat (or don't)

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Raw, anonymized CSV of responses to our meat-washing survey: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eygYpBJQGFd4wHH8iYsLoy3PR8PmHN0O/view?usp=sharing

PowerPoint of results compiled by Chris and Michael: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14hkmGUg8UnN14R0eji71eFZA7tjcr2Vg/view?usp=sharing


"Don’t Wash Your Chicken! Germ-Vision Animation," New Mexico State University’s Media Productions: https://youtu.be/JZXDotD4p9c

Dr. Shauna Henley at the University of Maryland: https://agnr.umd.edu/about/directory/shauna-c-henley

USDA observational study from 2019 showing how poultry washing spreads pathogens around the kitchen: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/9bb3a252-e12e-40e5-b76b-cb46a2322c3f/FSCRP_Year+2_Final_Aug2019.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

U.S. Food Standards Agency video from 2018 urging people to not wash chicken: https://youtu.be/GYlp1_7XIw4

USDA video from 2015 urging people to not wash chicken: https://youtu.be/SBeMcOvDoi8

USDA media release from 2013 urging people to "Ask Karen" about Thanksgiving food safety: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/newsroom/news-releases-statements-transcripts/news-release-archives-by-year/archive/2013/nr-11182013-01

"’Don’t Wash Your Chicken!’ Results of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Reduce Incidence of Infectious Foodborne Diseases," Dr. Henley’s 2013 doctoral thesis at Drexel University: https://idea.library.drexel.edu/islandora/object/idea%3A4369

"Characterization of raw egg and poultry handling practices among minority consumers: Identification of unique practices," Shauna C. Henley, Susan E. Stein, Jennifer J. Quinlan, 2015, British Food Journal: https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/BFJ-03-2015-0089/full/html

Prof. Chris Tsavatewa, Middle Georgia State University: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-tsavatewa-488a568/

Dr. Michael Gibbons, Middle Georgia State University: https://www.mga.edu/directory/people.php?name=gibbons-michael

"Meat Spoilage: A Critical Review of a Neglected Alteration Due to Ropy Slime Producing Bacteria," Maria Francesca Iulietto, Paola Sechi, Beniamino Cenci Goga, 2015, Italian Journal of Animal Science: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282272321_Meat_Spoilage_A_Critical_Review_of_a_Neglected_Alteration_Due_to_Ropy_Slime_Producing_Bacteria

"Survival of Salmonella on Raw Poultry Exposed to 10% Lemon Juice and Vinegar Washes," Shauna Henley, 2018: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326083499_Survival_of_Salmonella_on_Raw_Poultry_Exposed_to_10_Lemon_Juice_and_Vinegar_Washes

Safeconsume, ongoing European Union research project on consumer behaviors that contribute to foodborne illness: https://safeconsume.eu/

Dr. Monica Truninger, University of Lisbon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/monica-truninger-5122aa109/?originalSubdomain=pt

‪Luís Junqueira, University of Lisbon: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=4NBktOAAAAAJ&hl=en

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