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IT’S BARBECUE TIME chilled by placing ice directly on
Summer has finally arrived and top of it
everyone’s ready to cook out- *Try to minimize the number of
doors. But the bacteria responsible times you open your cooler,
for food poisoning loves balmy because each time you open it you
weather, too. In fact, reports of let out cold air.
food borne illness rise sharply "'Place your cooler in a shaded
during the summer months. area.
Here are some food handling "'Do not taste a meat product for
lips to help you keep your family doneness. Eating even a little bit
barbecue safe from bacterial of undercooked meat may cause
contamination. problems if the bacteria in it are
♦Eat first, then play. Bacteria alive,
grows more rapidly the longer ‘When marinating, keep the
food sits in the heat. following four points in mind:
♦Add mayonnaise or salad 1. Marinate in your refrigerator
dressing to cold steads when the in a glass dish,
food is prepared, not just before 2. Never reuse any of the mari
eating. Contrary to popular belief, nade used to marinate raw meat
mayonnaise actually slows bacter- because it may contain live bacter
ial growth in food. Make sure to y Oll want to make a dip for
refrigerate the salads immediately co ™d meat with the same mari
after preparation. * na “®> reserve a separate portion
♦Make certain meat, poultry, or a^®a( L f™ l6 ’
fish are not handled by more than 3. Be very careful with forks,
one person, as it increases the risk brushes and platters used with raw
of spreading bacteria to the food. mea t, poultry or fish. Wash these
♦lf you keep your food in a utensils before using them again
cooler, make certain each item is w * t * l coo * 80 t * lat y°udo
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HAY CHEMICALS AND APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
Available from: • Hoober Mill 717-768-3431
• David O. Fink 215-767-1408
Pennsylvania Lamb And
Wool Queen Reigns
r-T A vcvti I U- * Corriedale, Scottish Blackface,
S ff h K gt ° n t Natural Colored and Southdown
Si ghtCr ° f sheeP- Sarah has been involved
.. ioo?^L waS I* 061 ?' with sheep for 10 years, having
been a member in 4-H showing
a^ aTd f breeding flocks and market lambs
vania anh Woni r ° P enns yl* at local and regional fairs and
tion in <!tatr rniw^^r 580013 -shows. In addition, she is a mem-
fail B ®' h T ber of Brush Run Pony club and is
Waited rT / S aySVlllC * undergoing training for judging
T/ Pygmy Goats. She will be a junior
purebred Tunis, Jacob. Cotswald. University of Pittsburgh
studying communications in the
not unwittingly spread bacteria
4. Always lake a clean plate and
utensils to the grill to remove the
cooked foods and take it to your
Although everyone is suscepti
ble to food borne illness from
improperly handled foods, the
elderly, infants and children, pre
gnant women, anyone with a
chronic disease, such as diabetes,
and anyone with a suppressed
immune system from chemother
apy or AIDS, is at a much higher
risk for developing severe symp
toms of food poisoning. The rea
son because their bodies are not
able,to ward off the bacterial inva
sions as easily as adults with a ful
ly functioning immune system.
Let’s barbecue, but let’s play it
safe. Remember, when in doubt,
throw it out.
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.) school promotions.
The Pennsylvania and Lancas- The young woman selected as
ter County Poultry Association the Lancaster County Poultry
seek contestants for the annual Queen will also serve as the Pen-
Poultry Queen Pageant scheduled nsylvania Poultry Queen. She will
for August 6at the Farm and Home receive a $750 scholarship or cash.
Center. An alternate queen will be chosen
New guidelines apply: Applic
ants must have a knowledge or sin
cere interest in the poultry indus
try, and be unmarried and between
the ages of 16 and 20 years of age. For more information, call Guy
Contestants must be willing to par- Martin at (717) 626-2074 or (717)
ticipate in parades, banquets, and 397-7820.
Mw'a Chdcß la a butfarad propionic acid praaarvatlva that will allow (or baling
up to 30% molautra without corroding aqulpmant.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 3, 1993-BIS
Pa Lamb and Wool Queen
New Guidelines For
Sarah feels that 1993 will be a
positive year for sheep producers
in Pennsylvania and they have
many quality products to promote
and sell. You can see her through
out the year at the PA Ram Test
Sale, Ag Progress Days, (he Key
stone Stud Ram and Ewe Sale,
KILE and Farm Show.
Jennifer Bash of Shelocta,
Indiana County, was named the
Alternate for 1993.
to assist in poultry promotions.
The alternate queen will receive a
$5OO scholarship or cash.
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