Abstract or Description:
Because raw meat and poultry products may contain harmful bacteria, safe handling and proper cooking of meat and poultry is recommended. The goal of proper food safety practices is to prevent situations which promote bacterial growth, cross contamination, and food-borne illness.
Revised 2012. Originally published: 2007.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication 1439
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health