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Is 1 surface cleaner than another? I.E. Plastic/glass/metal/wood/cloth/etc attracts or holds fewer virii/bacteria/etc. Than other surfaces? Thank you!

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Opinions vary

Wooden cutting boards were replaced by plastic because they supposedly harbored germs; then it was discovered that the germs don't survive because the wood dries out.
Basically, any non-porous surface will not scratch & hide germs; others that dry out may be ok. Any surface that scratches & doesn't dry quickly may hold living germs. Use separate boards 4 meat, poultry, veggies. Clean regularly.

In brief: Opinions vary

Wooden cutting boards were replaced by plastic because they supposedly harbored germs; then it was discovered that the germs don't survive because the wood dries out.
Basically, any non-porous surface will not scratch & hide germs; others that dry out may be ok. Any surface that scratches & doesn't dry quickly may hold living germs. Use separate boards 4 meat, poultry, veggies. Clean regularly.
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