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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

Holiday Food Safety

It is that time of year again! The holidays are upon us and time to gather with family and friends for good food and fellowship. Don't invite foodborne illness to the table by using safe food handling methods.

Home for the Holidays


 

 

Kansas Farmers Markets

Registration now open! Cost is $20 per person which includes lunch.


 

Washing Raw Poultry: Our Science, Your Choice

A study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that individuals are putting themselves at risk of illness when they wash or rinse raw poultry.


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

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.

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.