Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (2024)

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (1)Military personnel grilling food

2/11/2022By:Jesus Garcia Public Affairs Specialist FSIS USDA

Share this page

Recommended Content:

Total Force Fitness | Nutritional Fitness

While millions watch NFL players battle it out in the Super Bowl, the real MVPs on Sunday will be chicken wing-more than 1 billion will be consumed before, during and after the game! Whether you bake, roast, fry or order in your chicken wings, don't forget the four food safety steps that night.

Clean: Keep bacteria out of your kitchen by washing your hands before, during, and after you handle raw food. Make sure food preparation surfaces and utensils are clean.

Separate: Keep raw meat and poultry separate from produce and cooked foods by using different cutting boards.

Cook: Chicken wings should be cooked to 165°F, as measured with a food thermometer in the thickest part of the wing, avoiding the bone.

While cooking, take the temperature of several wings to gauge the doneness of the entire batch. If one wing is under 165°F, continue cooking all the wings until they all reach the proper internal temperature.

Do not test the temperature while the wings are submerged in oil. This will lead to an inaccurate temperature reading.

You can keep chicken wings warm (above 140°F) in a slow cooker before you serve them.

Chill: Your perishable snacks (dips, sauces, chicken wings, etc.) on the table have only two hours before they become at risk of bacteria multiplying to dangerous levels. Put out small amounts of food for your guests and replenish them frequently.

Safe steps in food handling, cooking, and storage are essential in preventing foodborne illness.

For more information, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or email MPHotline@usda.gov to reach a food safety expert or chat live atask.usda.gov from 10a.m. to 6p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

For more food safety tips, visitFoodsafety.gov or follow FSIS on Twitter@USDAFoodSafety or on Facebook atFacebook.com/FoodSafety.gov

You also may be interested in...

Page 1 of 11, showing items 1 - 15

Article Around MHS

Mar 28, 2024

Do You Eat from Your Garden?

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (2)

March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Beyond the Table.” Consuming a variety of fruit and vegetables daily decreases your risk of various diseases (i.e., heart disease, cancer, etc.) and other disorders/ailments.

Recommended Content Nutritional Fitness

Article Around MHS

Mar 26, 2024

Air Force Leaders Held Inaugural Lifestyle and Performance Medicine Summit

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (3)

In a unified effort to optimize service member readiness, and overall health, before, during and after service, medical leaders across the Military Health System met Feb. 29 to March 1 for the Air Force Medical Service’s inaugural Lifestyle and Performance Medicine summit.

Recommended Content Physical Fitness Nutritional Fitness Central

Article Around MHS

Mar 18, 2024

Good Nutrition, Good Health, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital Educates, Raises Awareness

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (4)

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital raises awareness in March about making informed food choices, developing healthful eating habits, and educating patients on the role registered dieticians and nutrition and dietetic technicians play on their healthcare team. March 13 is National Registered Dietician and March 14 is Nutrition and Dietetics Technician ...

Recommended Content West Nutritional Fitness

Topic

Mar 6, 2024

Total Force Fitness

Readiness is measured in more than just physical fitness and medical status. Through Total Force Fitness, we’re going to talk about other areas in your life – like social, spiritual, environmental, and financial – to make sure you and your community are ready for you to do your job.

Article Around MHS

Feb 15, 2024

Munson Army Health Center supports Army Quality of Life Wellness Event

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (5)

Munson Army Health Center leadership recently served on an Army Quality of Life Panel, along with other installation leaders, fielding questions and sharing information with Soldiers and family members from the U.S. Army Corrections Brigade, one of the largest tenant organizations on post.

Recommended Content West Total Force Fitness Nutritional Fitness

Article Around MHS

Feb 14, 2024

Naval Health Clinic Lemoore Doctor Brings Rural Care Specialty To Military Clinic

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (6)

Dr. Dustin Schleif is a physician in the Urgent Care Clinic at Naval Health Clinic Lemoore since the department reopened in the fall of 2017. He came to the Central Valley while completing the rural track for Loma Linda University’s Family Medicine residency program.

Recommended Content Total Force Fitness Pacific Rim

Article Around MHS

Feb 12, 2024

The Breakfast Club

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (7)

During the early morning hustle of medical personnel, U.S. Air National Guard Senior Airman Rose Gurley, a dental technician assigned to the 175th Medical Group, noticed a common struggle. Many of the airmen were skipping breakfast due to the early working hours.

Recommended Content Nutritional Fitness

Article Around MHS

Jan 29, 2024

Beyond Base Boundaries: Travel Team Provide Health Care to Service Members

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (8)

In a deployed environment, medical services surface as the guardians of readiness. Beyond healing wounds, these services fortify the resilience of forces and are a critical component in military preparedness. That’s why a team comprised of dental and optometry specialists traveled to provide dental and optometry care for service members within the U.S ...

Recommended Content Total Force Fitness Health Readiness Support

Article Around MHS

Jan 25, 2024

Dietetics and Dietitians: At the Intersection of Food and Medicine

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (9)

Nutrition is more important than ever, and there’s a science to food that can help people. Dr. Jonathan Scott, assistant professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University, discusses the benefits of dietetics and nutrition.

Recommended Content Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Nutritional Fitness

Infographic

Nov 29, 2023

Healthy Weight Week

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (10)

Kick off Healthy Weight Week with these healthy nutrition tips for your mind and body: www.health.mil/Nutrition #HealthyWeightWeek

Recommended Content January Observances Nutritional Fitness

Article

Aug 1, 2023

Active Surveillance for Acute Respiratory Disease Detected No Outbreaks at Four U.S. Army Basic Training Installations in 2022

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (12)

This article presents the 2022 results of the active surveillance program for acute respiratory disease and Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus conducted by the Defense Centers for Public Health-Aberdeen at the four Army installations responsible for basic combat training or one-station unit training. This ARD surveillance program rapidly monitors, ...

Recommended Content Medical Surveillance Monthly Report Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division Integrated Biosurveillance Total Force Fitness

Topic

Jul 11, 2023

Nutritional Fitness

Nutritional Fitness is your ability to sustain your performance through foods, dietary supplements, and beverages in adequate quantities, quality, and proportions.

Article

Jun 22, 2023

Lifestyle Changes Lead to Longer, Healthier Life

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (13)

Lifestyle changes through performance medicine practices can help you live longer and be healthier.

Recommended Content Total Force Fitness

Fact Sheet

Jun 16, 2023

Nutritional Fitness Resources Bridging Performance and Disease Prevention

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (14) .PDF | 874.62 KB

In support of Total Force Fitness and the White House National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: the Biden-Harris Administration National Strategy on Hunger,Nutrition, and Health.

Recommended Content Nutritional Fitness

Page 1 of 11, showing items 1 - 15

Enjoy Your Super Bowl Snacks with a Side of Food Safety (2024)
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Arielle Torp

Last Updated:

Views: 6606

Rating: 4 / 5 (41 voted)

Reviews: 88% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Arielle Torp

Birthday: 1997-09-20

Address: 87313 Erdman Vista, North Dustinborough, WA 37563

Phone: +97216742823598

Job: Central Technology Officer

Hobby: Taekwondo, Macrame, Foreign language learning, Kite flying, Cooking, Skiing, Computer programming

Introduction: My name is Arielle Torp, I am a comfortable, kind, zealous, lovely, jolly, colorful, adventurous person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.