Food safety topics can be incorporated into SNAP-Ed activities using recipes from the Recipe Finder. For more information on food safety guidance and principles for consumers, including proper food cooking temperatures, see ChooseMyPlate.gov: Food Safety Advice.
General Food Safety Resources
- Keep Food Safe. Foodsafety.gov.
- Fight Foodborne Illness! A Food Safety Curriculum for Ages 14 and Over. Texas A&M University Cooperative Extension.
- 10 Ways to Fight Food Spoilers. (PDF|161 KB) University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension.
- Thermy™. USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.
- Professional Development Tools: Food Safety. The SNAP-Ed Connection.
Specific Population Groups
Infants and Young Children
- Food Safety at Home, School and When Eating Out: An Activity Book. (PDF|795 KB) USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. The Chef and the Child Foundation. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
- Kid Chef and the Clean Kitchen Crew. Kansas State University Cooperative Extension.
- Lose a Million Bacteria Game. National Science Teachers Association. Food and Drug Administration.
- Thermy™ for Kids. USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.
- Foods to Avoid or Limit During Pregnancy. The March of Dimes.
- Food Safety for Pregnant Women. (PDF|2.6 MB) USDA. Food and Drug Administration.
- What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish. The Environmental Protection Agency.
- Food Safety: Special Populations. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
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