This colorful animated video short for kids focuses on using the Nutrition Facts Label to make healthy dietary choices. Watch it to discover what you need to know about calories, serving size, and the nutrients you should aim to get less of. Read the Label and you can be a winner every time!Child Health Activity Downloads
Unpasteurized milk can harbor dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to you and your family. Pasteurized milk that is correctly handled in the dairy, bottled, sealed, and refrigerated after pasteurization, and that is properly handled by the consumer, is very unlikely to contain illness-causing germs. Considering the large...
A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fish and shellfish can contribute to heart health and aid in children's proper growth and development. As you enjoy fresh and frozen seafood, it is important to handle these products safely in order to reduce the risks of foodborne illness. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
As you enjoy fresh produce and fresh-squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, it is important to handle these products safely in order to reduce the risks of foodborne illness. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Barbecuing with friends and family is a warm-weather treat. Watch this video for some simple food safety tips on keeping bacteria at bay when eating outdoors. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Spoof of a Sunday Afternoon Sports show highlighting the importance of using the nutrition facts label to control portions, fat, calories and percent daily value. Two studio "sports announcers" describe the "game day" food action of two parties: the first, a TV football game gathering and the second, a traditional sit-down dinner. Using the...
All fruits and vegetables not labeled as “pre-washed” should be rinsed under running water and dried, including hard-rind produce like avocados and cantaloupes. Raw meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and flour should be stored and handled separately from produce. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Food contamination can occur at any point—during production, processing, distribution, or preparation. Get tips on how to help prevent food poisoning by proper use of refrigerators, microwaves, cutting boards and more. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Learn tips to avoid cross-contamination while cooking. Following four simple steps at home — Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill — can help protect you and your loved ones from food poisoning. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Don’t let food poisoning ruin your plans! Bake safely. Don’t taste or eat raw dough or batter. Flour is typically a raw agricultural product. This means it hasn’t been treated to kill germs like Escherichia coli (E. coli). Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Everyone is at risk of getting food poisoning, but did you know that certain groups are at higher risk. This animated video shows four groups that are at higher risk: adults over age 65, children age 5 and younger, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women. Read More Family Safety Activity Downloads
Make sure to keep hot foods hot, and cold foods cold. This information provides safety tips for handling and preparing common foods, and what to avoid and how to make better choices to prevent food poisoning. Read More: FoodSafety.gov Family Safety Activity Downloads