Holiday Health and Safety Tips: Handle and prepare food safely | Health
As you prepare holiday meals, keep you and your family safe from food-related illness.
Wash hands and surfaces often.
Avoid cross-contamination by keeping raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs (including their juices) away from ready-to-eat foods and eating surfaces.
Cook foods to the proper temperature. Refrigerate promptly. Do not leave perishable foods out for more than two hours.