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Welcome to the Hygiene Council Website

Welcome to the official website of the Hygiene Council. Germs are all around us, and it’s sometimes difficult to know how to protect yourself and your family from the threat of infection.  Explore our website to find out easy ways to keep your home healthy and hygienic.

  • Your kitchen sink contains 100,000 times more germs than your toilet
  • One single bacterium can become more than 8 million bacteria in less than a day
  • The flu virus can remain active on surfaces for up to 48 hours
News

FSA urges the public to stop washing raw chicken
16/06/2014

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FSA urge public to stop washing raw chicken – but what about safe handling of it?
16/06/2014

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WHO to develop global plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance
03/06/2014

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