Safe Food Begins with You!
Have you ever gotten sick from something you ate? It's not a pleasant experience, and for at-risk individuals the health consequences can be very serious. Consumers say they practice good food handling, but they actually make many mistakes. Fortunately, people can avoid getting sick or causing illness in others by following simple food handling practices.
Answers to Your Questions
Family & Community Health Sciences (FCHS) professionals provide food safety education for adults and youth in schools, community and work places. Topics include preventing foodborne illness, managing food allergies, ServSafe training, handwashing, and home food preservation. Contact the FCHS professional in your Rutgers Cooperative Extension county office for more information or to request a program.