Don't wash chicken

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FOOD standards chiefs are warning people not to wash chicken before cooking it.

More than a quarter of a million people could be struck down by campylobacter this year, the Food Standards Agency is warning.

Bob Martin of the agency said: “People in Sedgemoor can do their part by handling and preparing chicken with extra care – don’t wash raw chicken and cook it properly.”

Visit www.food.gov.uk/chicken

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