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Keep Food Safe Blog

Even though it’s not an official holiday, Halloween is much beloved by children and adults alike. What could be more fun than trick-or-treating, apple bobbing, or costume parties?

To make sure treats are safe for children, follow these simple steps:


Posted in: Holidays | Safety | Seasonal
Tagged: Holiday

The USDA, Ad Council, and 20th Century Fox released a series of PSAs for kids featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks. Find kid-friendly activities that teach the four steps to food safety.

Posted in: At-Risk | Check Your Steps | Media
Tagged: Food Safety

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

USDA recognizes National Preparedness Month with guidelines to make food safety part of your family’s emergency plan before, during, and after a storm.

Posted in: Food Safety | Safety | Seasonal
Tagged: Food Safety

Farmer’s markets are a great source of fresh, locally-grown foods. But to make sure the food you buy is safe for your and your family, follow these basic guidelines.

Tagged: Food Safety