Test Your Produce Safety Savvy
Do you have the know-how to make good produce safety choices? Take the quiz below to test your knowledge on selecting, storing, and preparing produce.
Global Networks Make Food Safer
Foodborne diseases are preventable, yet common causes of illness, disability, and death worldwide. Find out how CDC and global partners are equipping countries with tools and training to make food safer.
Be Food Safe
Most people do not think about food safety until they or someone they know becomes infected with foodborne illness. People usually become infected with foodborne illness when they eat a contaminated food item.
Raw (Unpasteurized) Milk
Raw milk can carry harmful germs that can make you very sick or kill you. If you"re thinking about drinking raw milk because you believe it has health benefits, consider other options.
E. coli Infection
Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. Learn about E. coli and what you can do to help lower the risk of infection.
Home Canning and Botulism
Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends, but it can be risky or even deadly if not done correctly and safely.
Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Salmonella from Eggs
Eggs are one of nature"s most nutritious and economical foods. However, they also carry a significant risk of carrying Salmonella if not handled or cooked correctly. Learn how to reduce the risks of a Salmonella infection from eggs.
Prevent the Spread of Norovirus
Noroviruses spread easily, causing more than 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the U.S. There"s no vaccine to prevent norovirus infection and no drug to treat it. Wash your hands often and follow simple tips to stay virus-free.