Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences
For many people, the Memorial Day holiday marks the official beginning of summer and means enjoying time outdoors and firing up the grill. Elizabeth Boyle, meat safety and quality specialist for K-State Research and Extension, said barbecuing requires some safety practices to ensure everyone enjoys the food and the summer grilling season.
1. Avoid cross-contamination.
Boyles first food safety tip is to avoid cross-contamination. Frequently washing hands is necessary.