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Writing Food Safe Recipes

Beyond creating delicious meals, people who write recipes have an important role to play in helping others remember to cook their food safely. Did you know that when recipes include food safety tips, people are more likely to follow those steps and cook their foods safely?

Help prevent the spread of foodborne illness by including simple reminders for safe food handling and preparation in all your recipes. Learn how to add tips for fruits and vegetables; meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and flour; and how to store food safely at


About Karen Blakeslee

The Rapid Response Center was formed in 1995 as a resource for Kansas State University Research & Extension Agents. Resource topics included Food Science, Human Nutrition, Food Service, Textiles, Home Care and other consumer topics. Since that time, the Center has grown to be of valuable assistance to Kansas State University Extension Specialists in those areas.

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