Holiday Food Safety Tips

— Written By Shawn Senter

A message from Dr. Ben Chapman about Holiday Food Safety…

Hi folks – I know many of you have already accessed these materials in the past and are in the midst of holiday food safety tips and messages this week.

Just a reminder to check out my 2012 holiday food safety post (which has 3 undated food safety infosheets) as well as videos you can share and use:

http://foodmythsandmemes.com/2012/11/15/holiday-food-safety-dont-wear-the-turkey-on-your-head-and-other-tips/

and

The Importance of Food Safety
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pp2D8VDxqk

Thawing the Turkey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8TrS7yIMq0

Turkey Preparation and Preventing Cross-Contamination
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFIiU1ysCao

How to tell when the turkey is safe to eat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa_EeaRNV-8

Handling the Leftovers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=219pu-rB298

Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving.

Benjamin Chapman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Safety Specialist
Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences
North Carolina State University, N.C. Cooperative Extension
919.515.8099 (office)
919.809.3205 (cell)
benjamin_chapman@ncsu.edu