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Food Safety Topics of Interest

Keeping food safe is a challenge and education is important to learn how to handle food safely. Many people do not think about the safety of food until a foodborne illness occurs. A number of different publications and resources prepared by K-State Research and Extension, as well as other reputable organizations, are available on the various topics listed in the left hand column.

Food Safety Education Month

NFSEMSeptember is designated as National Food Safety Education Month. The goal is to bring focused attention to food safety and encourage food safety in all aspects of life.

Have You Ever Heard of Norovirus?

This short video explains what norovirus is, how it is spread, groups that are at high risk for severe disease and how you can protect yourself and loved ones from getting it.

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Keeping Well Water Safe


GMO Information

Is It Safe? Information on Genetically Engineered Foods for Consumers
Fact Sheet | Leader's Guide

Report: GMO Foods as Safe as Conventional Choices - Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter