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Make food safety a part of your daily routine, whether at home, work, the park, or a community get-together. It’s everyone's responsibility! Learn more about the how to keep your food safe with the resources below.

Safe Meals — Resources for cooking safely everyday, during the holidays, and at the office.

Storage — Find out about cold storage, dates of food products, and more.

Sanitation and Illness — Learn about common foodborne illnesses and how to avoid them.

Other Recommended Resources

Food Safety — Extension's Food Safety team provides education to consumers to support healthy, sustainable, and safe food at home and away.

How to Tell if Your Food Has Gone BadUniversity of California-Davis —  Short videos on how to tell if your bread, meats, dairy, leftovers, produce, frozen and pantry foods have gone bad, plus some food safety basics.

We Wish You WellOregon State University Extension — Online module that outlines how to keep food safe. In English and Spanish.

Home Food SafetyAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Solutions for easily and safely handling food in your kitchen and reducing the risk of food poisoning in your home.

Food Safety Fact SheetsFood Safety and Inspection Service; United States Department of Agriculture — Reliable information on safe food handling preparation, food allergies, emergency preparedness, and more.

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