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 and Sanitation
Minnesota Department of Education website for School Nutrition Program sponsors about food safety and sanitation requirements including: food handling and storage practices, inspections, and emergency readiness planning. Attention: Non-MDH link
National School Lunch Program
Information about inspections for schools and sites participating in the National School Lunch Program. This information is comprised of tables and reports for schools and sites where food safety inspections were performed in each school year.
For Parents and Caregivers
Packing Lunches and Take-out/Leftovers
Perishable foods can cause illness when mishandled. Proper handling of the food and the leftovers is essential to ensure the food is safe for you to eat, get great tips for packing a meal for work or school and keeping it safe to prevent the risk of foodborne illness.
Noroviruses are members of a group of viruses called caliciviruses also known previously as “Norwalk-like viruses.” Learn more about Norovirus, how to minimize your risk of acquiring norovirus infection, required reporting information, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, treatment and more.
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
Foodworker Illness Awareness
Workers who prepare food while experiencing diarrhea and/or vomiting are frequently linked to foodborne illness outbreaks in restaurants and other retail food outlets. As a food manager or worker you have a responsibility to protect yourself and your guests from foodborne illness.