Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Cooking With Beef and other Cooking topics.
Choose ground beef in packaging that is intact and cold to the touch. When bagging it with other groceries, keep all meats separate from other products so any possible juices that leak will not contaminate other foods. Place ground beef in your shopping cart last and store it in your refrigerator or freezer as soon as you get home.