Skip Navigation
Photo: Hand washing. Photo: Picnic. Photo: Barbeque.

Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet FS1056

Smart Food Choices: Safe Food for Families

Keep all foods safe for consumption!
  • Karen Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS, Family and Community Health Sciences Educator, Union County

Grab & Go Safe Foods

Zoom in Figure 1.

DANGER ZONE - Food is dangerous to eat between 40°F and 140°F. Keep hot foods above and cold foods below the “DANGER ZONE.” Put the 2-Hour Rule into action.

Microwave Heating of Food

Mistakes People Make

Holiday Meals, Picnics, Tailgate Parties

For more info: Department of Family and Community Health Sciences and Get Moving - Get Healthy New Jersey

October 2020