Keep Food Safe
This year, one in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning. Find out what you can do to keep you and your family safe.
Charts: Food Safety at a Glance
How long can you store leftovers in the refrigerator? How can you tell when chicken breasts are done? How long does it take to cook a turkey? Check out these charts for fast answers.
By Types of Food
Get the latest tips and techniques to keep specific foods safe and prevent food poisoning.
By Events and Seasons
Whether you’re planning a small summer cookout or a big holiday celebration, a camping trip or a potluck dinner, you need to follow special precautions to ensure that you and your guests are safe from food poisoning.
In an Emergency
Find out how to keep food safe during and after an emergency, such as a hurricane, flood, fire, or loss of power.
What Government Does to Keep Food Safe
The food industry is responsible for producing safe food. Government agencies are responsible for setting food safety standards, conducting inspections, and monitoring food products, including imports.