A complete discussion of wood and plastic cutting boards, their strengths and weaknesses, and what types of wood and plastic most protect your knives.
Aug 6, 2012 A reader asks about superior carving surfaces. Umbra cuts right to the chase.
What are the best cutting boards - plastic or wood? Prevailing wisdom says plastic, but research shows otherwise.
Jun 11, 2018 There will always be a debate over which cutting board material is superior, wood or plastic. Chances are you're going to receive a different
Nov 11, 2014 If you've been using the same cutting board for every dish, or if you've simply never considered the difference between a wood or plastic board,
Aug 23, 2018 Cutting boards are made out of many different materials. Wood, glass and plastic options are what you'll likely see when you're out shopping
Jun 11, 2015 Read our summary on which is best, as well as tips to keep your wooden or plastic chopping board clean.
Feb 6, 2017 For a long time it was believed that plastic chopping boards were more hygienic than traditional wood ones. The line of thought in determining
Sep 23, 2014 For a long time, most (if not all) cutting boards were made of wood. But at some point people began using plastic cutting boards. The idea was
Nov 22, 2013 Wood Vs. Plastic Cutting Boards. Food Safety. Various styles of cutting boards and butcher blocks are used judiciously in kitchens and
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May 6, 2018 Not sure if a plastic cutting board is better than a wood cutting board? Consumer Reports has the answer.
Sep 9, 2018 Should you get a plastic cutting board? Bamboo or wood? We're finally setting the record straight.
Oct 4, 2013 There's no definitive rules that dictate that meat goes on plastic, vegetables go on wood, serrated knives go on plastic, butcher's cleavers are for
Wood-plastic composites (WPCs) are composite materials made of wood fiber/wood flour and thermoplastic(s) In addition
Aug 4, 2017 In Plastic and Wooden Cutting Boards by Dean O. Cliver, Ph.D of UC Davis, they noted that “the U.S. Department of Agriculture told us they had
Feb 10, 1993 The researchers tested boards made from seven different species of trees and four types of plastic and found similar results: wood was safer
These results do not support the often-heard assertion that plastic cutting boards are more sanitary than wood. For millennia, surfaces on which meat was cut
The following article was prepared by Dr. Cliver to summarise his work, and that of his associates, on the safety of plastic and wooden cutting boards. My thanks
We began our research comparing plastic and wooden cutting boards after the U.S. Department of Agriculture told us they had no scientific evidence to support