Chicken may be a popular family food, but do you know if you’re preparing it safely? Leslie Bonci, a nutritionist with the American Dietetic Association and director of sports nutrition for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, says all poultry is going to harbor bacteria, but it’s when it’s not stored at the proper temperature that it causes people to get sick. On NBC’s “Today” show, she offers some advice for preparing your poultry safely. Explore the links below for more food safety information.
FOOD SAFETY RESOURCES:
Food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association: www.eatright.org/
Home Food Safety: www.homefoodsafety.org/
Food safety from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: www.usda.gov/
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MSNBC.com: Diet and Nutrition news: www.msnbc.com/news/dieting_front.asp