Handling and Preparing Specific Foods
Food safety tips and information for handling specific foods like eggs, home made ice cream, wild game, turkey, hamburger, fish, and fruits and vegetables.
- Frozen Chicken
Some frozen chicken entrees look like they’re cooked—but they’re not!
- Wild Mushrooms
The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide the legal requirements for wild mushrooms; clarify who may sell wild mushrooms and which wild mushrooms may be sold in Minnesota.
Eggs can be a part of a healthy diet. However, they are perishable just like raw meat, poultry, and fish. To be safe, they must be properly refrigerated and cooked.
- Home Made Ice Cream
Food safety tips for making and eating home made ice cream.
- Wild Game Meat
Food safety information on deer, farm-raised game, rabbit, bison, and other game meats.
Food safety tips for handling, thawing, roasting, storing, and reheating turkey.
Food safety tips for handling and preparing hamburger.
- Fish and Seafood
Safe fish handling and fish consumption advice.
- Fruits and Vegetables
Information about washing and preserving fresh fruits and vegetables and using caution with untreated fruit and vegetable juice.
- Raw (Untreated) Milk
Raw milk and raw dairy products have not been heat treated or pasteurized to kill germs. Each year, people become ill from drinking raw milk and eating foods made from raw dairy products.
- Irradiation and Pasteurization