What is Safe or Sorry (SOS)?SOS is a consumer food safety curriculum developed by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in response to the increased incidence and concern regarding food safety and hygiene-related illnesses.
Why SOS? Because it's . . .
- Easy to use
- Foodborne illness
- Time and temperature
- Food irradiation
Who uses SOS?
- Child Care Providers
- Food Service Employees
- Extension and Public Health Educators
- Long-Term Care Providers
What have others said about SOS . . .
- “Thank you for providing us with so many great materials and new techniques for teaching people about food safety.” - County Environmental Health Director
- “The SOS program is so valuable in my classes . . . it is one of the best teaching tools I have.” - Family and Consumer Science Teacher
- A seventh grader commented, “The stuff was fun and you don't even know you're learning!”