Compared with tableware of other materials, bamboo tableware has the advantages of health and environmental protection, which is why it is welcomed by so many families. However, in the process of using and maintaining bamboo tableware, failure to clean it in time or incorrectly will cause the bamboo tableware to breed many bacteria, thereby endangering human health. The following are five precautions for the use and maintenance of bamboo tableware.
1. Boil the new bamboo tableware for half an hour before using
The newly purchased bamboo tableware needs to remove the viruses, bacteria, and certain chemicals accumulated during the production and transportation of chopsticks. The bamboo tableware that you just bought can be rinsed with tap water first, then put in a pot and boiled for half an hour before using it.
2. Clean bamboo tableware in time
First, clean bamboo utensils before and after meals at home. If the bamboo tableware is not cleaned in time, it will cause intimate contact between the bamboo tableware and bacteria. The longer the time, all kinds of bacteria will overflow on the bamboo tableware and even penetrate into the interior of the bamboo tableware.
3. Pay attention to hygiene when dining out
Secondly, when dining out, public bamboo tableware should be prepared, because it is most likely to spread Helicobacter pylori and other bacteria between tableware, which can easily cause family oral and gastrointestinal problems. When eating, personal tableware should not come into contact with the uncleaned table to prevent contamination.
4. Clean bamboo tableware properly
Some people put the bamboo utensils in the cupboard after washing them before wiping them dry. In fact, a humid environment is a breeding ground for many bacteria, even if it is a small number of water stains, bamboo tableware often stays in a humid environment, it will inevitably be infected with bacteria.
The correct cleaning method is to slowly wash the bamboo tableware with running water. After washing, drain the water and put it in the cabinet. Also, the wet and dry bamboo tableware should be separated to avoid bacterial cross-infection. At the same time, the cabinet should be cleaned once a week. Disinfect frequently to ensure that the inner wall is dry and hygienic.
5. Bamboo tableware should not be used for too long
Generally speaking, after using bamboo cutlery for half a year, many bacteria and cleaning agents will remain in the small grooves on the tableware. In this case, the risk of disease is correspondingly increased. Therefore, it is recommended that bamboo tableware is thoroughly disinfected in boiling water for about five minutes a week, or it can be disinfected in a high-temperature disinfection cabinet every day and should be replaced in time after continuous use for more than six months.
We also need to place the bamboo tableware in a ventilated and dry place. If moldy or cracking is found, it needs to be replaced in time. If you want to know more about bamboo tableware after reading the above, you can get a more comprehensive solution by contacting us.
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