This video is an excerpt of the Food Safety 101: Back to Basics webinar held September 10th, 2014, featuring the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline discussing the four steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill. To find out more information, visit http://www.askkaren.gov or call the Meat & Poultry hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854).
1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. Food poisoning (also referred to as foodborne illness) is a serious public health threat in the United States, but there are practical steps that families can take at home to help reduce their risk of getting sick.
The Food Safe Families PSAs illustrate the four safe food handling behaviors—Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill—in memorable and relatable ways to help bring perspective to the issue and risk of food poisoning. Parents and caregivers are armed with practical tips to keep their families' safer, and are encouraged to check their steps at http://FoodSafety.gov.
Food Safety videos in American Sign Language are provided to inform consumers about foodborne illness and raise the level of awareness of the dangers associated with improper handling and undercooking of food.
Whether you use a tried-and-true recipe or a creative new method, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to help you cook it safely. Once you choose a recipe, pair these steps with your cooking instructions to prepare a turkey that is both delicious and safe for your family.