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Safe Food Handling

handwashDo you practice good food safety practices at home? You can find information to make your next meal at home much safer in the following publications.

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.

Food Pantries and Food Banks

While food pantries and food banks operate year around, they become especially important during the holidays. Food safety is important to give safe food to their consumers. Learn more from the resources below.

Publications from Kansas State University

Food Handling Guidelines for Exempt Food Vendors

Many events involve handling food for immediate consumption such as farmers markets, 4-H food stands, local athletic events, fairs, festivals, and more. Safe food handling is important for a successful event!  MF3472 - December 2019