Food Safety

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 in Emergencies
Did you know that a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power from high winds, snow, or ice could jeopardize the safety of your food? Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help reduce the risk of foodborne illness and minimize the potential loss of food.

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.

Chicks and Ducklings
Chicks and Ducklings: Salmonella
Those cute little chicks and ducklings can be a great attraction for children this time of year, but they can also be a source of illness, so it's important for those who handle them to take steps to prevent infection.

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.

Preventing Foodborne Illness
There is a lot you can do to handle and prepare your food safely. Learn what you can do to prepare, serve and store food safely.

Updated Wednesday, 30-Jan-2019 09:36:00 CST