As we head into the summer months, food safety becomes even more important. This short video:
provides tips and tools for preparing safe food for your friends and family.
Key points in your “Top Gun” flight plan include:
Avoid the Danger Zone – Keep food out of the range (either above or below) between 40 degrees and 140 degrees Farenheit.
Feel the Need for Speed – Store food within 1-2 hours in shallow dishes for rapid cooling to below 40 degrees.
Turn and Burn – Roast meats to above 325 degrees; Rotate and reheat to above 165 degrees; Hold at or above 140 degrees.
Knowing you have completed these tasks, you can relax and enjoy a delicious, safe meal with your family!
United States Department of Agriculture. Food Safety and Inspection Service. Food Safety Education.
Photo from Google Search:
Top Gun Photos
Music from iTunes: Kenny Loggins
To find a Registered Dietitian: Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics