Holiday Food Safety
The holiday season is the wonderful time of the year we spend with family and friends, giving thanks, enjoying company, and sharing food. Keep everyone safe and healthy this year by following food safety guidelines when doing your holiday cooking. Take a look at some of the publications below on how to keep your food safe.
A guide on how to keep foods safe and prevent food-bourne illness from the FDA Consumer Health Information.
Questions about turkey? This publication from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service provides information on buying, thawing, perparing, and storing turkey.
From the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, this publication answers some of the most common holiday food safety questions asked on the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline.
A complete guide on safelty roasting a turkey from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.
For other questions about holiday cooking or food safety, call the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854), visit AskKaren.gov, or call your local Extension Family Living Educator (262-741-4951).