Wild Game Food Safety

Game meat can provide a nutritious, delicious and sometimes less expensive alternative to traditional meat products sold in the grocery store; however, safe handling and processing in the field, along with proper storage is critical to preventing spoilage and foodborne illness.

Texas Hunting Rules and Regulations

https://tpwd.texas.gov/regulations/outdoor-annual/hunting/general-regulations/

Basic Hunting Guidelines 

From Field to Plate: Benefits of locally harvested wild game in Texas and how to keep it safe.  

Fish

PennState Extension-Proper care and handling of fish from stream to table

Nutrition 

Nutritional Content of game meat

Recipes and Cooking 

https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wildrecipes/

http://www.mywildkitchen.com/

Packaging meat in 8 Steps

Learn how to properly package your meat using 8 simple steps! You only need 4 items and it does not matter whether you are packaging wild game, bulk purchases from retail stores, ground meat, or whole cuts – the steps are the same!

Safe Home Food Storage

Prepare Meat and Poultry Safely

Packaging and Storing Wild Game at Home

Chronic Wasting Disease in Texas 

https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/diseases/cwd/

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