Madison (WKOW) -- from WI Dept. of Health Services: State health officials are reminding everyone that following basic food safety tips can greatly reduce the chances of a foodborne illness becoming part of your holiday memories.
The four basic rules of food safety are:
If you choose to buy a frozen turkey, make sure you have enough storage space in your freezer, as well as enough space and time to properly thaw the turkey before cooking. If you buy a fresh turkey, purchase it only 1-2 days before cooking.
Considerations for Other Holiday Treats