September is National Food Safety Education Month
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Position Paper: Food and Water Safety
“It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that all people should have access to a safe food and water supply.”
Home Food Safety
“To raise consumer awareness about the seriousness of food poisoning (also referred to as foodborne illness) and to provide solutions for easily and safely handling food in their own kitchens, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) and ConAgra Foods' public awareness campaign, Home Food Safety, is dedicated to providing home food safety statistics, information about food poisoning and safe food handling information and tips.”
Government Food Safety Resources
The government websites provides federal food safety information, recalls, and alerts; you can also report problems with foods and food poisoning incidents. This excellent website is a gateway that compiles federal food safety information in a clear and concise manner.
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. FSMA aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.
Kid Friendly Food Safety Resources
Fight Bac! Partnership for Food Safety Education
The Fight Bac campaign offers resources and information to consumers regarding food safety. The kids section of the website provides curriculum, games, and activities for grades K-12.
Food Safety Bulletin Board Resources
This website includes posters and images to remind your students and staff about the importance of proper food handling procedures, and other food safety topics.
Food Safety and Nutrition Information for Kids and Teens
Resources that can be used to help kids and teens learn about food safety and nutrition. This website includes games, activities, podcasts, articles, and curricula.