Food Safety

About 1 in 6 Americans gets sick each year with food poisoning from foods that they prepared or consumed. It is important to take precautions when cooking and handling food. For tips on keeping food safe, visit foodsafety.gov.

Safe Cooking Temperatures

When cooking meat and other dishes it is important to check that they have reached the proper safe internal temperature. For a list of safe internal temperatures, visit foodsafety.gov.

Food Safety during a Disaster/Storm

To learn more about keeping food safe during a power outage or storm, visit foodsafety.gov.

Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving and Preparing a Turkey Safely

To learn more about safely preparing a turkey and other Thanksgiving holiday dishes, visit cdc.gov.

Food Safety Tips for Special Events/Celebrations and Different Seasons

To learn more about keeping food safe during holiday celebrations, barbecues, summer trips, and more, visit foodsafety.gov.