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Food Safety for Moms-To-Be

Important information to help you educate women about food safety during pregnancy.  

At-A-Glance | Fast Facts | Foodborne Pathogens | Poster

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"I need food safety information from my doctor!"

That's what pregnant women have said during food safety research sessions - especially once they begin to recognize the seriousness of the issue.

As a healthcare provider, you play a vital role in delivering this critical health information to pregnant women. This section provides you with all the tools you need to help educate women about food safety during pregnancy. It features:

  • At-A-Glance - A printable handout of important food safety reminders for pregnant women.
  • Fast Facts - Up-to-date food safety facts and statistics specific to pregnant women.
  • Foodborne Pathogens - A chart of background information on the most common foodborne pathogens.
  • Waiting Room Poster - A printable poster to hang in your waiting room to increase food safety awareness among your patients.

Also, don't miss Lifelong Food Safety, which shows how to prevent foodborne illness in four easy steps, and Resources for helpful food safety sources and links. 

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