Happy Food Safety Education Month!
Get the latest news, alerts, and tips on safely handling and storing food to prevent food poisoning.
Pack safe lunches to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
Anyone can get food poisoning, but some groups of people are more likely to get sick and to have a more serious illness.
What you should know before, during, and after a weather emergency.
Here's a printable chart.
Wash hands, utensils and surfaces often. Germs can spread and survive in many places.
Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread illness-causing bacteria to ready-to-eat foods, so keep them separate.
Cook to the right temperature. Ensure that foods are cooked safely by always using a food thermometer.
Refrigerate promptly. Bacteria that cause food poisoning multiply quickest between 40°F and 140°F.