Be a Superhero During Food Safety Education Month

Illustration of superhero family in kitchen with text, 'Always use a food thermometer to know when food is safely cooked.'

For Food Safety Education Month in September, learn how to Be a Food Safety Superhero! Watch CDC’s food safety superheroes take steps to help prevent food poisoning, and show others how to keep food safe.

Every year, an estimated 48 million Americans get sick and 3,000 die from eating contaminated food. Join CDC in sharing information about handling and cooking food safely.

You’ll find videos (also in Spanish), tips to prevent food poisoning, and social media graphics on CDC’s food safety website. Use #FoodSafetyHero and #FSEM to join the conversation on social media.

Tips to Keep Food and Water Safe After Hurricane

In the path of Hurricane Dorian? Floods and power outages can make many foods unsafe to eat. Check these tips to keep food and water safe after a disaster. Learn to identify and throw away foods that aren’t safe to eat. When in doubt, throw it out.

Infographic with tips on keeping food safe during power outages.