Food Safety Pitfalls at Thanksgiving & Beyond

Avoid common pitfalls that can turn a festive Thanksgiving meal into a foodborne illness disaster! Preparing and cooking a turkey safely can determine whether your family and friends simply enjoy a delicious meal, or if they will end up with an unpleasant foodborne illness. How you handle the food leftover from the big meal will also affect the health of those who will be finishing up the feast in the days ahead.

To find out how to avoid common food safety pitfalls when preparing the Thanksgiving dinner, see HGIC 3566, Food Safety Pitfalls at Thanksgiving & Beyond.

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