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Safe Steps in Food Handling

Safe steps in food handling, cooking and storage are very important to prevent foodborne illness. You can't see, smell or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness. To learn more about food safety download our fact sheet.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service helps consumers make confident food safety decisions.  With Family and Consumer Sciences county educators that are trained to deliver safe food handling workshops you can find both personal and professional food safety information to meet your needs.  Contact your local county extension office for classes, information and handouts.


Food Safety at Home

Food Safety at Home

Proper precautions ensure food safety in the home. Learn what you can do to prevent foodborne illness in your kitchen.

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Preventing Foodborne Illness

Preventing Foodborne Illness

Illness-causing germs can survive in many places around your kitchen, including your food, hands, utensils, and cutting boards.

Learn how to keep your food safe


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