With the holiday season officially upon us, kitchens across America are preparing for the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving cooking. However, it's easy to get caught up in the spirit of the season, and forget that some holiday traditions also pose potential risks of fire or injury.
The art of deep-frying turkeys is growing in popularity across the United States. It is estimated that this year, more than 92 percent of Americans will serve over 45 million turkeys, many of whom will cook them in oil using a turkey fryer.
Deep-fried turkeys make a delicious meal; however, consumers need to be aware that using turkey fryers pose certain risks and can result in fire or injuries. CSA International, America's leading certification and testing provider for gas-fired products such as turkey fryers, would like to provide consumers with the following tips to help ensure every American's Thanksgiving is a happy, hearty and healthy one.