Sunday, March 19, 2017

March 19, National Poultry Day
Cooking, Safety and Nutrition

Poultry is an excellent source of protein and lower in fats than red meat (especially if you remove the skin). There are about 3,200,000 poultry recipes on the Internet.

Cooking, Safety and Nutrition are key to enjoying poultry.
USDA Guidance on Cooking Poultry

USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline answers questions about safe storage, handling & preparation of meat, poultry & eggs. Call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at: 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) Or send Email to:


Safety is important when handling poultry and meats. The USDA requires that safe handling instructions be posted on all packages of raw and not fully cooked meat and poultry.

Calorie Facts about Poultry

For additional information on Poultry visit the USDA
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