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Celebrate Food Safety Education Month With a Clean Kitchen

(This article by Barb Fuller and Laura Sternweis was published Sept. 4, 2014, by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and is reposted here with permission.) September is National Food Safety Education Month and an appropriate way to celebrate is to clean the kitchen, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist. “The kitchen… Continue Reading

Back to School? Keep Kids’ Lunches Clean, Cooked and Cool

September is here, and with it comes a new morning routine. A lot of kids are heading back to school this week, so instead of packing the car to go to the pool or the beach, it’s time to pack lunches. Coincidentally, September is also Food Safety Education Month (be sure to check out our… Continue Reading

USDA to Host Food Safety Chat on Twitter

Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be going live at 3 p.m. EST to answer questions about food safety on Twitter. Anyone is invited to attend these “virtual office hours,” hosted by Dr. Elizabeth Hagen, USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety in honor of National Food Safety Education Month. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection… Continue Reading

Don’t Let Foodborne Bacteria Bug Your Dinner

And so why do you care that September is the 17th Annual Food Safety Education Month, with an aggressive information and training campaign targeted directly to food-service workers? The numbers say it all. According to a January 2010 article in Journal of Food Protection about food-safety practices of food-service workers, meals prepared outside of the… Continue Reading

September is National Food Safety Month

This September marks the 15th annual observance of National Food Safety Month.  Created by the food industry in 1995, the month is intended to renew focus on safety precautions within the food industry and within American homes. For the National Restaurant Foundation, this year’s theme is”High-Risk Customers: Serve Your Fare with Extra Care.”  The Foundation,… Continue Reading

Food Safety Education Month Winds Down

In case you didn’t know: September is National Food Safety Education Month. Food Safety News recently had a chance to talk with Shelley Feist, the executive director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education, a long-time food safety education pioneer, about her organization’s role in promoting food safety this month. What is the Partnership for Food… Continue Reading