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Food Safety

Food poisoning or foodborne illness is probably more common than you think. Health experts that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.

Food Storage and Handling


Kitchen Companion: Your Safe Food Handbook

Are You Storing Food Safely

Freezer/Refrigerator-Approximate Storage Times

Cupboard-Approximate Storage Times

Care and Handling of Deer from Field to Table

Care and Handling of Game Birds from Field to Table

Storms and Disasters

What to do if the Freezer Stops

Consumer's Guide to Food Safety: Severe Storms

Power Outages: Key Tips for Consumers

Food Safety After a Flood


Countdown to the Thanksgiving Holiday

Holidays or Party Buffets

Roasting Those "Other" Holiday Meats

4-H and Fairs

Food Handling Guidelines for Temporary Food Stands

Food Safety Recommendations for Food Preservation Exhibits


Meat Product Labeling and Marketing: What Do All Those Words Really Mean?

What's on a Food Label?

Related Links

K-State Rapid Response Center

CDC Food Safety Website

Fight BAC!-Keep Food Safe from Bacteria

Shandi D. Andres

District Extension Agent
Family and Consumer Sciences