Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood
May 26, 2019
Oklahomans know all too well the effects floodwaters can have on both individuals and communities. Floods can cause loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops, loss of livestock and more.
The safety of food and beverage products following a flood also is a concern, said Ravi Jadeja, food safety specialist for Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center.
“It’s important to know the proper food safety precautions to take after a national disaster, such as a flood,” Jadeja said. “Emergencies can happen, especially with extreme weat...