Food Preparation and Safety

4 simple steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill.

When preparing food for you and your family it is important to keep safety in mind. Children younger than 5 years old are at risk for foodborne illness because their immune systems are still developing.

Learn important food safety steps to keep your child safe from foodborne illness.

Visit Foodsafety.govexternal icon for tips on keeping food safe for children younger than 5 years old or visit CDC’s page on Food Safety.