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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Pop quiz!
The Heat Is Off!

It’s summertime, and you’re heading to a barbecue. To make sure your food is safe, you should:

A) Leave the potato salad and deviled eggs in a hot car for a few hours.

B) Cook hotdogs and hamburgers quickly, or at a low temperature.

C) Skip washing the fruits and vegetables.

D) None of the above.

Click on the answers to see if you're right!




Potato salad image by Ken Hammond, courtesy of the USDA Online Photography Center.

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Last Modified: 3/12/2007
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