Basic Food Safety

This page corresponds to Training Video 2 in MSU Extension’s 12-video Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training series. Below you will find supplemental information that will help you understand and complete Training Video 2: Basic Food Safety.

Supplemental Cooling Information


Supplemental Lethality Information



For customer service or technical support questions when ordering the DVD or online video access, please contact customer support.

For questions about the variance, please contact the Michigan Department of Argriculture and Rural Develoment at 1-800-292-3939. You can also find more information about the meat variance at MDARD’s Meat Processing Regulations and Resources page.

For questions about the meat variance training series and how it can help you, please contact MSU Extension specialist Jeannine Schweihofer at or Sarah Wells at