They are lurking in our refrigerators and multiplying in the crevices of our sinks and cutting boards. Bacteria. Pathogens. Viruses that may wreak havoc on your digestive tract. One in six people will get sick from food poisoning this year, according to foodsafety.gov. It’s enough to make even the most conscientious of cooks cringe, and maybe reach for that stack of takeout menus…Don Schaffner, a food-safety researcher at Rutgers University, advised consumers to rinse all raw produce before eating it, "if for no other reason than to rinse off dirt," he said.
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