If you ask consumers what food safety means to them, many people stare at you like deer in the headlights. “Hmmm?  I’ve heard of healthy foods, but I never really thought about safe foods, but oh, yeah … I know, the ‘five second rule.’ “

Unfortunately, for many people the topic of food safety often …

Last month, food safety expert Cindy Rice-Andrea presented the results of her Parent Food Safety Knowledge and Practice survey at the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Conference in Atlanta.

Rice-Andrea, president of Dining in the Light, Inc., and author of a series of children’s books on food safety,

surveyed elementary and pre-school parents …

“Green Apple Tales” is a new children’s series which aims to deliver food safety information through its lovable characters, colorful illustrations, and easy to understand principles.

There are ten stand-alone books in the series, and each one focuses on a different food safety principle.  Each book is based on USDA and FDA guidelines.  The principles …