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

Food Safety for Summertime
Food Safety for Summertime

The number of people who get sick from food poisoning goes up in the summer. Be sure you and your family aren't among them.

Food Safety while boating, camping, and hiking
Food Safety Outdoors
General rules for outdoor food safety.

Safe Grilling
Safe Grilling
Fact sheet about handling food safely when grilling.