Serving up food safety tips for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2020
STILLWATER, Okla. – The holiday season is officially here, and Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching. While many Oklahomans will be preparing holiday meals for their families and friends, the risk of food poisoning is lurking.
“Every year in the United States, approximately 48 million people get sick because of some form of food-borne illness,” said Ravi Jadeja, food safety specialist for the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center. “Of those, 128,000 are hospitalized or need medical attention and, unfortunately, 3,000 people die every year....