K-State Extension Food Safety
Poultry and Food Safety


Thanksgiving is the traditional season to serve turkey.  It can, however, be served any time of the year.  It is important to handle turkey safely to prevent foodborne illness.  Here are some tips to keep the holiday meal safe.

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United States Department of Agriculture - Food Safety and Inspection Service


Chicken is a popular menu choice.  It is ranked number one by consumers when they choose a meat to consume.  Many food safety issues are related to chicken.  Learn about these issues and how to prepare chicken safely in the publications below.

Egg Safety

Decorating Easter eggs is a fun activity for children to prepare for the big Easter egg hunt.  Here are some tips to prepare and handle eggs safely.Eggs

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

The Avian Influenza is active in many areas of the world.  Keep current with news and information about this virus with the following web sites.