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Think You Have A Clean Kitchen? It's Probably Not Clean Enough

09/29/2014 01:52 EDT | Updated 09/29/2014 01:59 EDT

Though we may hold restaurants to a higher standard when it comes to cooking, it's doubtful most people would expect their home kitchens to be dirtier than a professional environment.

But that's the cold, hard truth, as explained by Pete DeLuca, a health inspector in New York, who says probably 75 per cent of kitchens wouldn't pass the test given to restaurants.

Among the biggest culprits of spreading germs in the kitchen is a lack of handwashing, as well as fridge designs that allow for (ick) juices from meat to drip onto our fresh produce.

Check out the video above to see where else Pete finds grossness in your kitchen, and most importantly, how to clean it up ASAP.

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