Questions on FRENCH'S® Flavor Infuser
Q: How do I infuse meat properly using the French's Flavor Infuser™?
A: Refer to the package directions. Slowly remove the injector tip from the meat each time you squeeze the tube. For best results, inject the marinade throughout the protein. Any remaining marinade can be applied on top of the protein.
Q: Can French's Flavor Infuser™ be applied topically as well as injected?
A: Yes, French's Flavor Infuser™ can be applied over the surface of proteins.
Q: How much meat can one tube of French's Flavor Infuser™ marinate?
A: Recommended usage is 3-4 pounds of protein, enough to feed a family of four.
Q: What is the shelf life of French's Flavor Infuser™?
A: Current shelf life expectations will be at least 12 months.
Q: Can consumers re-use the Flavor Infuser™ bottle?
A: Consumers should in NO CASE re-use the Flavor Infuser™ bottle for anything after injecting the marinade into raw meat or poultry due to food safety reasons. Once the marinade has been exposed to meat or poultry, the bottle should be thrown away. Do not attempt to clean and re-use any of the parts to avoid the risk of cross-contamination.
Q: Is French's Flavor Infuser™ gluten-free?
A: Zesty Italian and Caribbean Jerk are gluten-free. Classic Steakhouse and Sweet & Tangy Teriyaki are not gluten-free.
Q: Are there any flavors that do not contain food allergens?
A: Yes, only Caribbean Jerk does not contain allergens. Zesty Italian contains soy; Sweet & Tangy Teriyaki and Classic Steakhouse contain wheat & soybeans.
Q: Are French's Flavor Infusers™ produced in a facility or using equipment that is exposed to food allergens?
Q: What if I accidentally ingest the raw marinade?
A: As long as it has not touched any raw meat/protein, ingesting the raw marinade will not cause sickness.
Q: In what foods can I use French's Flavor Infuser™?
A: It can be used in all proteins - beef, chicken, turkey, pork, and fish.
Q: Does French's Flavor Infuser™ tip need to be cleaned before use?
A: The injector tip is contained within a sealed cap so cleaning is not necessary. If you choose to clean the tip, you can do so by rinsing with lightly-soaped warm water.
Q: Does French's Flavor Infuser™ need to be refrigerated before use?
A: No, French's Flavor Infuser™ is shelf-stable and should be kept at room temperature.
Q: After using French's Flavor Infuser™, does the protein need to be refrigerated before cooking?
A: If you let the protein sit for only 10 minutes as recommended, then you do not need to refrigerate it before cooking. If the protein is going to sit for longer than 30 minutes, it is recommended to seal the marinated protein in a plastic bag or aluminum foil and refrigerate before cooking.
Q: Will French's Flavor Infuser™ work in less than 10 minutes?
A: The marinated protein can be cooked right after using French's Flavor Infuser™ if desired but it is recommended to wait 10 minutes to allow the flavor to infuse throughout the meat.
Q: If I'm cooking a chicken dish and a beef dish for dinner, can I use the same tube of French's Flavor Infuser™ for both meats?
A: This is not recommended as proteins have different guideline temperatures for being considered "done". Not reaching a certain threshold for internal temperatures can lead to increase chance of foodborne illness.
Q: Is French's Flavor Infuser™ a Kosher product?
A: Yes, all flavors are Kosher.
Q: Is French's Flavor Infuser™ organic?