Story by: Katie Allen, Communications Specialist, News Media and Marketing Services, K-State; Source: Londa Nwadike, State Extension Food Safety Specialist, Kansas State University and University of Missouri Extension
Tailgating season is underway, and as football fans flock to games with their grills and favorite tailgating foods, they must keep in mind several food safety measures to keep from getting sick.
“For some people, tailgating may be more important than the game itself,” said Londa Nwadike, state extension food safety specialist for Kansas State University and University of Missouri Extension. “However, food safety can be more challenging when preparing and eating foods outdoors where refrigeration and running water are likely not available.”
For important tips to keep food safe before, during and after the game, see the full article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/foodsafetyarticles/fdsfty88.htm