Food Safety Resources

Title: Food Irradiation

Author: University of Arizona

State: AZ
Country: USA

Date Recorded: 07/30/2003

Focus Areas:
Consumers

Language: English
Format: Adobe PDF

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Food Safety Tip of the Day

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Use a plate, pan or even a plastic bag defrosting raw meats, poultry, or seafood in a refrigerator. Containing the juices that form during the defrosting process helps to prevent potential cross contamination of other items in the refrigerator. These juices may contain illness-causing bacteria that may contaminate ready-to-eat foods unless otherwise contained.

Source: Partnership for Food Safety Education

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