Thanksgiving food prep and safety tips

(Jefferson County) Most likely the menu is set for those families that plan to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday or at some point this holiday weekend.

It’s important to make sure all food is prepared, served and stored safely.

Brianne Zwiener is the Public Information Officer for the Jefferson County Health Department.

She says unsafe preparation and handling of food can lead to serious foodborne illness.

Zwiener adds to keep basic hygiene practices in mind.

For more information on food preparation and safety especially for cooking a Thanksgiving feast, click here.