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Title:To Your Health! Food Safety for Seniors
Pub. date: October 2000, updated September 2006
Includes: Booklet
Audience: Adults, Elder
Language: English, Spanish
Description:Includes food safety information on "how times have changed", risk of food borne illness, safe food handling at home (featuring Fight BAC! Tips), eating out/bringing in food, and thermometer use. Specifically addresses issues for older adults.
Funding Source: FDA/USDA
Organization: Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
Length: 18 pages
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: Includes some undefined technical terms/vocabulary. Purpose is clearly stated, includes some headers to left of text. Nice large font size. Some reverse text in italics may be more difficult to read (PDF version). Lacks interaction/activities.
Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: TX531 .T58 2000
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View/download files: 
Web site (html):
PDF File in English (851 KB):
PDF file in Spanish (661 KB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Food and Drug Administration
    Mail: 5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
    Phone: (888) 463-6332
    Avail. in Qty: No

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