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At-Home Safe Food Handling: It’s in Your Hands

You…yes YOU…are in control of safely handling and preparing food in your home. The home is the final stop in the farm-to-table continuum. So be proactive and take charge of your food!

The publication At-Home Safe Food Handling: It’s in Your Hands (MF2465)has been updated to help you safely prepare and handle food. It covers the topics of shopping, storing, preparing, cooking, serving, and leftovers. It includes storage charts and cooking temperature guidelines.

Use this to help you safely prepare and serve food to your family.

Most instances of foodborne illness can be prevented by using safe food handling practices at home.


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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