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Safe Steps in Food Handling

Someone washing vegetables in a sink.Safe steps in food handling, cooking and storage are very important to prevent foodborne illness. You can't see, smell or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness. To learn more about food safety click here.

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service helps consumers make confident food safety decisions.  With Family and Consumer Sciences county educators that are trained to deliver safe food handling workshops you can find both personal and professional food safety information to meet your needs.  Contact your local county extension office for classes, information and handouts.

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Food Safety at Home

This link contains information about what people can do in their home kitchen to prevent foodborne illness.

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Foodborne Illness FAQs

This link contains information on the causes and prevention of Foodborne illness.

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