Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-804) 32 pp

May 2002

Consumer Food Safety Behavior: A Case Study in Hamburger Cooking and Ordering

This report examines changes in hamburger preparation behavior, the reasons for the changes, the medical costs saved as a result of the changes, and the implications for future food safety education.

Keywords: food safety, hamburger, ground beef, education, information, safe handling recommendations, e. coli 0157:H7

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