Barbeque Food Safety
Use separate plates and utensils for uncooked meats and cooked meats as well as fruits and vegetables. Avoid putting the cooked meat back on the plate that you had the raw meat on!
Cooking to internal temperatures
to prevent foodborne illness
- Steaks 145F
- Ground Meat 160F
- Chicken & Turkey 165F
Wash your fruits and vegetables!
It is important to wash everything, even fruits with skin you don’t eat from a cantaloupe or watermelon. When you cut through the fruit the contaminants on the skin will be transferred
of the fruit.
Nutrients like vitamin C and E can help repair damaged skin and fight UV damage. Vitamin C is especially important for repairing damaged areas and rebuilding collagen – plus a youthful bonus!
Increase your consumption of these:
- Citrus fruits: Lemon, limes, orange, kiwi, grapefruit
- Bell Peppers
- Proteins: Salmon, grass-fed beef, eggs, oysters, liver