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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)


Making Food Safe Choices While Eating Out

Food Safety for Dining 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.


Additional Resources