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Cross-Contamination of Food

Chopping Food

Chopping Food

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson
UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension


I taught a program on dehydrating meat into beef jerky one morning this week at a summer day camp. I was surprised how many youth did not know the hazards of cross-contamination when preparing food. Do you realize what happens if cooked meat, fish, poultry or game is placed on the platter where juice from the uncooked item remains?Read more…

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