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Food Safety for You

food safetyWelcome to Extension Food Safety at Kansas State University. We are a leading institution in the area of food safety in teaching, research, and extension. The goals of this program include educating consumers on safe food handling with food preparation, food preservation, food service and more. Many topics are highlighted on this site to help you learn how to safely handle food from the farm to your table.

Hot Off the Press!

Produce Farm Twilight Tour
August 7, 2017
4:00 - 8:00 pm
Sedgwick County
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Twilight tour


Food Safety Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Kansas Department of Health & Environment just launched "Food Safety Kansas" at www.foodsafetykansas.org/. Here you can report an illness caused by a restaurant, food item, or from an event. You can also report a problem with a restaurant that did NOT cause an illness.


DIY Weddings and Food Safety

Since catering is one of the largest expenses in a wedding budget, couples can often find themselves struggling to satisfy their visions of a dream wedding and finicky guests. One of the ways couples can please guests and keep costs low is by doing the catering themselves.

Weddings and Food Safety


Don't Wing It! Practice Safe Poultry Handling

A few simple Do's and Don'ts on Touch and Temp will help you reduce the risk of illness from common germs that can cause foodborne illness like Salmonella and Campylobacter. Don't Wing It! Practice safe poultry handling at the store and at home.

Don't Wing It

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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Key points for produce growers to help growers understand what the new rules mean to their operation.

Selling Food at Farmers Markets

Farmers MarketRegulations and food safety best practices for vendors and farmers market managers.This includes information from the Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension.

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Disaster Safety

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Selling Food Products

Let the Kansas Value Added Foods Lab help you get your food business started on the right path! They will evaluate your food products, help you with labeling, and much more!