This debate has people really heated up! Who knew something like chicken could be so decisive? Some people say you're supposed to wash raw chicken prepared. Others say definitely not! Now the government is weighing in, and they say no way.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to rinse their raw bird meat before throwing it on a pan. "Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other food or utensils in the kitchen," the agency wrote on Twitter. This sent social media into a frenzy. So what's the proper way to handle raw chicken?