Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Social Media Messages

Help increase awareness in your community about food safety by sharing messages through your social media channels. Below are sample Facebook and Twitter messages that support Food Safety Month and raise awareness about food safety and foodborne illnesses.

Facebook

  • September is National Food Safety Month! Certain groups of people are more likely to get food poisoning. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from food poisoning. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Are you more likely to get food poisoning because of your age or medical condition? Learn who is more likely to get sick, and what steps they or their caregivers can take to avoid food poisoning during National Food Safety Month. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Children younger than age 5, pregnant women, adults 65 and older, and people with weakened immune systems from medical conditions or their treatment are more likely to get food poisoning. Learn why they’re at risk and how to prevent illness during National Food Safety Month. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or know someone who is? Pregnant women are 10 times more likely to get a Listeria infection, which can cause miscarriage or serious illness in newborns. Know which foods are risky and get tips during National Food Safety Month to protect you and your baby: https://go.usa.gov/xRAwd
  • Pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or know someone who is? Pregnant Hispanic women are 24 times more likely than other people to get a serious infection called listeriosis and can pass the infection to their babies. Learn which foods to avoid and simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your baby during National Food Safety Month. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwd
  • HIV, diabetes, liver disease, and treatments like chemotherapy can weaken your body’s ability to fight germs. Fight back against food poisoning and learn how to protect yourself and those you care for during National Food Safety Month. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Was it something you ate? It can take a few hours – or several days – for food poisoning symptoms to appear. Learn the symptoms and when to see a doctor. https://go.usa.gov/xUegd
  • Do you think you or someone you know got sick from food? Reporting your illness to your local health department can help stop outbreaks and keep others from getting sick. go.usa.gov/xNERc

Twitter

  • It’s National #FoodSafetyMonth! Join us in sharing tips to prevent #FoodPoisoning. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwf
  • Follow 4 #FoodSafety tips to protect yourself and loved ones from #FoodPoisoning. #FoodSafetyMonth https://youtu.be/zE0ypKtFuWQ
  • Remember to wash your hands before and after preparing food and before eating. #FoodSafetyMonth https://go.usa.gov/xRAwG
  • Anybody can get #FoodPoisoning, but some people are more likely to get seriously ill. Learn more. #FoodSafetyMonth https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Are you or a loved one more likely to get #FoodPoisoning? Learn more: #FoodSafetyMonth https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Have a child under 5? They’re more likely to get #FoodPoisoning. Learn why and how to protect them: #FoodSafetyMonth https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • Pregnant or know someone who is? Learn #FoodSafety tips to help prevent #FoodPoisoning. https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ
  • If you’re 65 or older, you’re more likely to get seriously ill from some types of #FoodPoisoning. Prevention tips: https://go.usa.gov/xRAwZ #FoodSafetyMonth
  • It can take days before you develop symptoms of food poisoning after eating a contaminated product. Know the symptoms and when to see a doctor. https://go.usa.gov/xUegd #FoodSafetyMonth
  • Do you think you or someone you know got sick from food? Know the symptoms of severe #foodpoisoning to know when to see a doctor. https://go.usa.gov/xUegd #FoodSafetyMonth
  • Do you think you or someone you know got sick from food? Reporting your illness to your local health department can help stop outbreaks and keep others from getting sick. go.usa.gov/xNERc #FoodSafetyMonth
TOP