Beef Jerky Processing

The information presented here is a result of a collaborative effort by USDA FSIS, Utah State University and New Mexico State University. A three-day hands-on workshop was presented in Spanish with materials developed by Brian Nummer at Utah State University. These materials were used to develop the educational game. We also used other materials developed by University of Wisconsin.

Proper Beef Jerky Processing *

screen shot of video

screen shot of Spanish video

*We have removed these Flash modules. Adobe blocked Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021, Adobe strongly recommends all users uninstall Flash Player to help protect their systems.

We have been working for more than a year to transition our games and interactives from Flash to the latest platforms. Many have been updated, but some have been removed until they can be upgraded.

Please contact us at, if you would like us to put your name and email address on a list and keep you updated.

If you need a copy of the older documents listed below, email Nancy Flores

Beef Jerky Resources

Utah State University Jerky Workshop Manual (English)

New Mexico State University Beef Jerky Workshop Manual (Spanish)

University of Wisconsin Jerky HACCP (English)