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


Basic Hunting Guidelines 

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


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


Nutritional Content of game meat

Recipes and Cooking 



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 


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