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Food Safety for You

Welcome 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.

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Summer School for Consumer Food Safety Education

This special webinar series is for educators and Extension volunteers. Learn about donating food safely, food safety on the road, and implications of soaked nuts. Webinars are free! Register now!

June 29 - Safely Donating Produce and other Foods to Food Pantries
July 13 - Summer Food Safety on the Road
July 27 - Food Safety Implications of Soaked Nuts

All webinars are from 1:00-2:00 EDT

Summer School Food Safety

Peanut Butter Recall

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella senftenberg infections linked to certain Jif peanut butter products produced at the J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington, Kentucky. 

FDA Announcement

List of recalled products


Field to Fork 2022: Farm to School - Getting Started and Best Practices

 


The following Food Safety and COVID-19 website is a resource for food safety information. 

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.

 


Foods Sold Direct to Consumers in Kansas - Updated January 2022

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.