Use gloves when contacting meat
Things to consider when touching meat
Kurban Bayramı’da the indispensable part of the table is preparing and consuming meat must be careful. Yeditepe University Specialization Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases Dr. Meral Sönmezoğlu, from the selection of the victim to the preparation of the meat until the feast has listed the need to pay attention during the,
Choose from among the veterinary control of sacrificial animals
In order to prevent the risks that may occur, it is important that the sacrificial animals are chosen under veterinary control. People who come into contact with sacrificial animals without the necessary health checks have the risk of transmission of many diseases such as hydatid cyst, tuberculosis, rabies, anthrax, brucellosis, salmonellosis, tapeworm and toxoplasmosis.
Always use gloves when contacting meat
Underlining that the place to be cut clean and should comply with the rules of hygiene Professor. Dr. Meral Sönmezoğlu lists the points to be taken into consideration in order to prevent disease-causing microorganisms: The animals to be slaughtered should not be fed up to 6-12 hours before the slaughter. It is important that the hands of the cutting tools such as knives and lines used in the meat cutting are clean. In addition, people who come into contact with meat should work with gloves, not naked hands. In order to prevent the transmission of disease by microorganisms to the meat; cutting, swimming and meat cutting operations should be done in a cool and clean place, stomach and intestinal contents should not be transmitted to the carcass, ie body. The body should be washed if there is only visible contamination. The outer face of the skin should not come into contact with meat at any stage of the cutting and swimming process. Yüzme
Soak in the cool place before meat, then put in the refrigerator
There are some points that should be considered after sacrificing the flesh. Large pieces of clean containers placed in a cool, clean place in the sun for 5-6 hours should be kept. Then it is important to remove them into small pieces and put them in refrigerator bags. In addition, during all operations when touching the meat must always be used gloves.
Do not consume meat absolutely raw or undercooked
It is recommended to consume meat for 24-36 hours after cutting. Also, it should not be consumed as raw or undercooked. It is important to pay attention to some points during the storage of sacrificial meat. The meat is expected to last at +4 degrees in the refrigerator, 1-3 days in the ground meat, 4-5 days in the meat and 6 months in the freezer. It is also important that frozen meats are not frozen again after thawing.
Do not give internal organs to dogs and cats
Underlining that inedible organs must be destroyed or buried in deep pits. Dr. Meral Sönmezoğlu said, gibi When burying organs are put in depth that cannot be removed by animals such as cats and dogs, attention should be paid to excretion of lime on unmounted organs. Thus, both animals such as cats and dogs, as well as the spread of diseases is prevented. Internal organs such as the liver and lungs should not be given to dogs and cats. Kar
Those who should be in contact with meat
Sacrificial animals should be selected among veterinarians.
Cutting should be done by experienced butchers in hygienic conditions.
Preventive measures should be taken during cutting.
In case of injury, contact with the health institution should be treated.
When storing and cooking sacrificial animals, the bare hands should not be touched, especially if there are scratches or wounds on the hands.
If the patient has symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, headache, constipation, weight loss and night sweats after touching or consuming, contact your healthcare facility.