Skip Navigation
  • Text Size: A A A
  • Print
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Tweet
  • Share

Category: School

As part of Food Safety Education Month, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety visited a California elementary school along with California Department of Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and Oakland A’s player Mark Canha.

Posted in: Events | Media | School
Tagged: Food Safety

Get ready to pack those school lunches again! USDA has tips on how to safely pack and store kids’ lunches and snacks to prevent foodborne illness.

When it’s back-to-school time, millions of students weave through stores to purchase clothes and supplies. Naturally, they are excited about their new purchases, new class schedules, and extracurricular activities. Truth be told, the safety of bag lunches is probably the furthest thing from ...

Posted in: School

“Aw, Mom, I’ll be fine,” says a teen off to college for the first time when cautioned about handling food safely.

An elementary school student tells his dad not to mention putting the cold pack in his lunchbox. “Don’t bug me in front of my friends,” says the gradeschooler who feels ...

Posted in: School
Tagged: Back to School | Lunch

More than 15 million school-aged children are home alone after school. That means they’ll be making their own afterschool snacks, without anyone supervising their creative concoctions. Will your kids be eating on their own during the week? If so, you might want to go over these guidelines with ...

Posted in: School
Tagged: Kids