Global Networks Make Food Safer
Foodborne diseases are preventable, yet they commonly cause illness, disability, and death worldwide. Find out how CDC and global partners are providing countries with tools and training to make food safer to eat.
Home Canning and Botulism (English
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.
Prevent the Spread of Norovirus (English
Norovirus causes many people to become ill with vomiting and diarrhea each year. You can help protect yourself and others by washing your hands often and following simple tips to stay healthy.
Raw (Unpasteurized) Milk (English | Español)
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.
Salmonella and Food
You may know that Salmonella
can contaminate poultry and eggs but it also sneaks its way into many other foods – ground beef, tuna, pork, tomatoes, sprouts, and even peanut butter. Learn what you can do to make your food safer to eat.
Chicken and Food Poisoning (English | Español)
Americans eat more chicken every year than any other meat. Chicken can be a nutritious choice, but raw chicken is often contaminated with Campylobacter
bacteria and sometimes with Salmonella
and Clostridium perfringens
Salmonella and Eggs (English | Español)
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.
Say No to Raw Dough! (English | Español)
For many people, the holiday season is the perfect time to spend time together in the kitchen and share delicious baked foods and desserts. Follow these safety tips to help you and your loved ones stay healthy when handling raw dough..
Oysters and Vibriosis (English | Español)
Raw oysters can ruin your summer. That’s because you can get very sick from eating raw oysters. Learn about vibriosis, a disease linked to raw oysters