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…


Posted: August 2, 2012

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Cross-contamination, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food Safety, FYCS, Health, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

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