Cleaning Procedures and Salmonella Regarding Raw Diets

You may find this surprising, but I don’t like handling raw meat, eating meat, or smelling thawed meat. So I make sure to clean every surface during and after prepping my dogs raw meals. Not cleaning the surfaces raw meat has touched can be potentially harmful to you (the human) because of cross-contamination. This is not something to be overly worried about or prevent you from feeding your dog or cat raw, but it's something to be mindful of. “Salmonella may be found in the intestinal tracts of livestock, poultry, dogs, cats, and other warm-blooded animals. Salmonella must be eaten to cause illness. It cannot enter the body through the skin or cut. Cross-contamination can occur if raw meat o