Remember food safety when firing up the grill this summer
June 25, 2017
With warmer weather on the way, many Oklahomans will be firing up their grill. Summer is typically a time of creating fun-filled memories and delicious meals; however, if the meal is not prepared properly, it could be a source of foodborne disease.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service, foodborne illness peaks during the summer months, as harmful bacteria tend to grow faster in warmer, more humid weather.
Food safety isn’t just for the food manufacturing plants, it is important in the home as well, said Peter Muriana, food microbiologist for...