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Food Safety for You

Welcome Ask an Expertto 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.

Have a food safety question? Ask an Expert is here for you! Kansas State University faculty and staff will get you question and respond as soon as we can.

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September is Food Safety Education Month

To help educate people of all ages about the importance of handwashing, try it high speed! With High Speed Hand Washing and some practice, groups of 20 to 30 adults to preschoolers can get their hands washed in 5 minutes or less! Give it a try!

 


The following Food Safety and COVID-19 website is a resource for food safety information. It will be updated frequently. 

COVID-19

 


ServSafe classes scheduled

ServSafeIn cooperation with the Kansas Restaurant & Hospitality Association, we offer ServSafe training classes across Kansas. For the complete list of classes for managers and food handlers, see our ServSafe website with lists of dates and locations. Check back often as more classes may be added throughout the year.

 


Selling Food at Farmers Markets and Direct to Consumers - Updated January 2020

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

Now available in Spanish!

Food Safety Kansas

Report an illness caused by a restaurant, food item, or from an event at "Food Safety Kansas" at www.foodsafetykansas.org/. You can also report a problem with a restaurant that did NOT cause an illness.