Food Safety Education

College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Food Safety Education Fact Sheets for Consumers

This section includes printable fact sheets on a variety of current food safety topics. Please click on one of the links below for more information on the following topics.

Causes and Prevention of Foodborne Illness
  • Foodborne Illness Statistics
  • Causes of Foodborne Illness
  • Microbiology of Foodborne Illness
  • Types of Foodborne Illness
  • Prevention of Foodborne Illness
Food Allergens
  • What is a Food Allergy?
  • Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerence
  • Food Allergies and Regulation
  • Advice for Consumers
  • Additional Resources
Food Safety Tips for Packing a School Lunch
Food Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Power Outages
  • Be prepared
  • Keep Food Safe During an Emergency
  • Keep Food Safe After Power is Restored
  • If Flooding Occurs
  • Additional Resources
Produce Safety
Seafood Safety
Time and Temperature Control for Safe Food
  • What are Time/Temperature Control (TCS) foods?
  • Examples of Overlooked TCS foods?
  • Additional Resources
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