Wild Game Meat
Food safety information on deer, farm-raised game, rabbit, bison, and other game meats.
Food safety in wild game:
- Safe Handling of Wild Game Meats: Clemson University
Clemson University Fact sheet that includes information on care in the field and kitchen.>
Food safety in deer in Minnesota:
- Field to Fork: Field Dressing Deer with Food Safety in Mind (PDF): DNR
Proper Field Dressing, Transportation and Processing, Donating hunter-harvested deer in Minnesota, and Chronic Wasting Disease Information for Hunters. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Wild game dinners in restaurants and other food businesses:
- Wild Game Dinners (PDF)
Wild game dinners have been held for many years in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Health developed guidelines in 1985, which were later incorporated into the Minnesota Food Code.