Food Safety Handout

Editor’s note
You can download the PDF or order printed copies of this publication.
See the companion publication N1003, Food Safety Poster.

Food safety handout describing proper food handling procedures to prevent illness.

Sarah Wood
Assistant Extension Professor, Department of Health Sciences
Tammy Roberts
Nutrition and Health Extension Specialist

This handout provides tips for the safe handling of food to prevent illness. It includes steps for proper food handling from cleaning to separating to cooking to chilling foods.


  • Bacteria
  • Perishable foods
  • Proper food handling
  • Temperatures to maintain
  • SNAP


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