Food Safety

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  • Getting Sick From Food: Foodborne Illness

  • Foodborne illness is caused by consuming food or beverages that are contaminated by disease-causing microbes or pathogens. Find out which diseases are spread via food, and what you can do about them.
  • Food Business Safety

  • Food safety in restaurants, cafes, and other food and beverage establishments. Including food manager certification, food and beverage establishment licensing, regulations and food code, and more about keeping food safe in food business.
  • Food Safety Alerts and Food Recalls

  • A food recall is a voluntary action by a manufacturer or distributor to protect the public from products that may cause health problems or possible death.
  • Teaching Food Safety

  • Resources for teaching food safety to kids, including curricula and tool kits.

Spotlight

Keeping food safe during buffets and picnics
Keeping Food Safe During Buffets or Picnics
Buffets or picnics can be a means to transmit disease among your guests if care is not taken in how the food is handled.

Food Safety while boating, camping, and hiking
Food Safety While Boating, Camping and Hiking
General rules for outdoor food safety.

Hand Hygiene
Hand Hygiene: Wash Your Hands!
Hand hygiene is a term used to cover both hand washing using soap and water, and cleaning hands with waterless or alcohol-based hand sanitizers.