Curing and Smoking Meats for Home Food Preservation
5. Food Safety of Cured and Smoked Meats 5.1. Food Safety Concerns. Concern for food safety has arisen over: (1) the public’s desire for variety and healthfulness that leads them to both non-traditional foods and non-traditional processes that may lack research into their safety and (2) the emergence of new foodborne diseases that challenge the safety of traditional food preservation methods.