5 Tips for Food Safety Education Month
September is Food Safety Education Month and CDC is sharing 5 tips to help prevent foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning.
1. Store and handle food with care.Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can help keep you and your loved ones healthy. Learn how to make the most of these tools.
2. Watch and share our video.
Proper use of kitchen tools such as microwaves, cutting boards and even the kitchen sink can keep your family safe from food poisoning. Watch our video here and share it on your social media accounts.
3. Follow #FoodSafety on social media.
4. Get CDC information on keeping your family's food safe that you can use year-round.Want to share CDC content through your website or blog? Check to see if it’s syndicated already, and if not, request it.
5. Learn more about foodborne disease outbreaks in your state.CDC’s FOOD Tool lets you search and download data on foodborne disease outbreaks reported to CDC. You can search by year, state, cause of illness and other categories. New: 2015 data.
Related LinkCheck out CDC’s new food safety resources for environmental health practitioners, including research on what restaurant staff think about food allergies and the correlation between adopting Food Code provisions and norovirus outbreaks.
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