Before Roasting a Pig, Pros Advise Doing Some Food Safety Homework

July 31, 2015

While summer often conjures up mouth-watering thoughts of pig roasts, if you’re actually contemplating tackling this culinary feat, some homework is in order. And that includes some homework about food safety. You certainly don’t want to sicken your guests sick, which can be avoided if you play it safe.

When you roast a whole pig, your first thought may be that since you’ll be cooking the heck out of it, surely you’ll also be killing any bacteria such as Salmonella or E. coli that might be on the meat. But that isn’t always the case since some parts of the pig…