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Cook it Safe

FSIS is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration, the Partnership for Food Safety Education, and other "Cook It Safe" task force members to remind you to "Cook It Safe" when preparing convenience foods.
Two teams and 'referee' from the video Cook it Safe Challenge — Read and Follow Package Instructions (YouTube, Apr 2, 2013)
Take the "Cook It Safe" challenge when grilling. | More Videos

Digital food thermometer reading 165 degrees in piec of chicken Cook It Safe with the Partnership for Food Safety Education
Download a magnet (PDF) and brochure (PDF) from www.FightBac.org.

Food cooking in microwave oven Challenge Yourself to Cook It Safe! Tips for Cooking with a Microwave or Conventional Oven (Feb 15, 2012)
Get great practical advice and add your comments to the FoodSafety.gov blog.

What does it mean to "Cook It Safe?"
The "Cook It Safe" campaign encourages cooks of all ages to read and follow all cooking instructions printed on food packages before preparation. To prevent foodborne illness in your home or dorm room, follow the Cook It Safe Taskforce's four basic messages:
  1. Read and Follow Package Cooking Instructions.
  2. Know When to Use a Microwave or Conventional Oven.
  3. Know Your Microwave Wattage before Microwaving Food.
  4. Always Use a Food Thermometer to Ensure a Safe Internal Temperature.

CAMPAIGN RESOURCES

Videos (Public Service Announcements) on YouTube
Blogs
Live Chat
Taskforce members hosted a Twitter chat on September 16, 2011 to allow consumers and interested professionals to ask subject matter experts questions about the campaign and microwave cooking. Follow @USDAFoodSafety, @FoodInsight, and @Fight_Bac for more "Cook It Safe" information.

Additional Resources on Safe Cooking

Fact Sheets

MP3 Audio
American Sign Language Video
More Food Safety Information
Last Modified Aug 13, 2014