Chicken from Farm to Table | PDF
Safe storage, handling, cooking methods, and approximate cooking times for chicken.
Color of Meat & Poultry | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
What factors affect the color of meat and poultry? What do color changes mean in terms of food safety?
Egg Products and Food Safety | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
This fact sheet provides in-depth information on egg products. Liquid, frozen, and dried egg products are widely used by the foodservice industry, and can be found as ingredients in other foods.
Shell Eggs from Farm to Table | PDF
This in-depth article includes information regarding inspection and grading, Easter egg safety tips, and an egg storage chart.
Giblets and Food Safety | PDF
Background information about poultry giblets — inspection, processing, safe handling and cooking.
Ground Poultry and Food Safety | PDF
Questions and answers to help you understand labeling information on ground poultry products and handle and prepare them safely.
Bacon and Food Safety | PDF
Find out how bacon (including poultry bacon) is made and how best to store and handle it.
Hock Locks & Other Accoutrements | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
"Say, what's this plastic thing holding the legs together on our turkey? Won't it melt if we put it in the oven?" The answer to this and other questions about functional items producers use on their products.
Hot Dogs and Food Safety | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
They can be made from beef, pork, turkey, chicken, or a combination — learn more about this popular food.
Jerky and Food Safety | PDF
The scientific background behind drying food to make it safe and the safest procedure to follow when making homemade jerky.
Poultry: Basting, Brining, and Marinating | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Don't compromise food safety when looking for new and interesting ways to prepare old standards like chicken and turkey.
Duck and Goose from Farm to Table | PDF
Safe storage, handling, cooking methods, and approximate cooking times for duck and goose.
Rabbit from Farm to Table | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Safe storage, handling, cooking methods, and approximate cooking times for rabbit.
Ratites (Emu, Ostrich and Rhea) | PDF
Safe storage, handling, and cooking methods for these products.
Water in Meat and Poultry | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Answers to questions that consumers have asked about water in packages of fresh meat and poultry.
For questions or more information about food safety, please contact one of our Sanitarians (e-mail), or by calling (715) 261-1900.
If you would like to file a complaint, request, or report, doing so will create a public record that is subject to disclosure pursuant to Wisconsin public records law.