If you are interested in learning more – or spreading the word – about food safety, check out these sources of free materials from Federal government agencies and the Partnership for Food Safety Education.
Cleaning and Washing (Short) (USDA)
Los Riesgos de la Leche sin Pasteurizar (FDA)
Watch the Dangers of Unpasteurized Milk video in Spanish.
Food Safety during Power Outages (FDA)
Learn how to create a food safety plan for emergencies.
Spotlight on Invasive Listeriosis After the 2011 Outbreak (CDC)
Dr. Benjamin Silk presents key information on listeriosis in the aftermath of the large 2011 outbreak.
The Major Foodborne Illness Outbreaks of 2011 (CDC)
This slideshow highlights outbreaks and other events related to food safety that occurred in 2011.
Savvy about Salmonella? (CDC)
Medscape: Dr. William Schaffner speaks about diagnosing and prevention of Salmonella.
Got Milk? Don’t Get Raw Milk! (CDC)
Medscape: Six common myths about unpasteurized milk are busted by Dr. Robert Tauxe.
Hold the Raw Sprouts, Please (CDC)
Medscape: Dr.Rajal Mody gives six lessons on why eating raw sprouts is dangerous.
Foodborne Illness: A Handy Overview (CDC)
Medscape: More than 3,000 deaths occur each year because of foodborne illnesses. Dr. Barbara Mahon gives us advice on what can be done to reduce this number.
E Coli Threat and Investing in Food Safety (CDC)
Medscape: Scroll to discussion about E.coli Threat and Investing in Food Safety.
Tips for Fresh Produce Safety (CDC)
Buying, storage and preparation tips for fresh produce.
Playing it Safe With Eggs (FDA)
Proper egg handling and cooking techniques to prevent illness.
FDA Videos (FDA)
Watch videos on recalls, food allergies, and other topics.
Food Safety Videos (USDA)
Watch public service announcements and other videos on food safety and foodborne illness.
USDA FoodSafety's Channel on YouTube
Watch food safety videos in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.
Food Safety for Kids (USDA)
Download kid-friendly materials to teach the four steps of food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill.
Food Safety & Nutrition Education Campaigns (FDA)
Get materials for children and teens, pregnant women, educators, and more.
Educational Materials and Campaigns (USDA)
Learn more about programs to promote food safety and download supporting materials.
Fight BAC! Education and Outreach (Partnership for Food Safety Education)
Get materials for all age ranges, from day care through high school.