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Everyday Food Safety for Young Adults

Everyday Food Safety for Young Adults

Every day, you handle, cook, and prepare food for you and your family. The steps you take can mean the difference between a good day and bad case of foodborne illness, also known as “food poisoning.” Take a few seconds to learn about food safety whether you’re cooking at home, dining out, or eating ready-made meals on the go.


Food Safety Tip Sheets

Following 4 key steps to food safety can help lower your chances of getting sick! Check out each tip sheet to learn important steps to clean, separate, cook, and chill your food safely.

Four Steps to Food Safety

Clean (PDF 418KB)

Separate (PDF 66KB)

Cook (PDF 544KB)

Chill (PDF 572KB)

Limpiar (PDF 598KB)

Separar (PDF 592KB)

Cocinar (PDF 580KB)

Enfriar (PDF 449KB)


Food Safety for Dining Out Making Food Safe Choices While Eating Out

When eating away from home, some foods are safer than others. Download the infographics to learn more about safe food choices when dining out.  

Making Food Safe Choices While Eating Out (PDF 3.41MB)
Escoger Comida Segura al Comer Fuera (PDF 3.41MB)

4 Food Safety Tips for Eating Raw Seafood at Restaurants (PDF 2.31MB)
4 Consejos Sobre Seguridad Alimentaria (PDF 3.11MB)


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