Learn safety tips for all food types. Also find information to protect those who are vulnerable to food poisoning.
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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and food safety
Safe food practices, safe food shopping, home food delivery, online food shopping
Safe cooking temperatures
Prevent food poisoning by using a digital thermometer to check cooked meat, poultry and seafood for a safe internal temperature.
Food safety for vulnerable populations
How to prevent food poisoning in seniors, children, pregnant women and those with weak immune systems.
General food safety tips
Handling, storing and preparing food, and information about pesticides, food safety, labels and allergies.
Food safety for fruits and vegetables
Handling fruits and vegetables to prevent food poisoning, and the health risks of unpasteurized juice and cider.
Meat, poultry, fish and seafood safety
Cooking tips for meat, poultry, eggs, fish and seafood.
Seasonal food safety
Food safety risks for each season, including the school year, summer, Halloween and holiday season.
Milk and infant formula
About powdered infant formula and raw (unpasteurized) milk.
Food and drinking water safety in an emergency
Take steps before, during and after an emergency to protect your family from foodborne illness.
Frozen raw breaded chicken
Learn how to safely handle and cook frozen breaded chicken products
Food safety for pregnant women
Protect yourself and your unborn baby from food poisoning risks by following these food safety tips.
Teach your kids safe cooking habits
See safe, be safe. Model safe food handling habits for your kids by following these tips.
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