Home Food Preparation and Storage

Safe Home Preparation
Includes general home safety information including safe hand and surface washing tips

Food Temperatures and Thermometers
Methods for calibrating thermometers and safe internal temperature charts for meats and other foods

Cross Contamination
Resources with practical ways to stop cross contamination of food in your home

Poultry
Internal cooking temperature charts and other important information for safely cooking poultry in your home

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Seafood
Internal cooking temperature charts and information to safely prepare beef, pork, lamb, and seafood for friends and family

Fruits and Vegetables
Fact sheets for reducing the contamination of your fruits and vegetables

Eggs
Directions for safely handling and storing eggs, also includes information for making safe homemade ice-cream

Proper Refrigeration
Tips for keeping your food safe in the refrigerator

Leftovers and Takeout
A compilation of brochures covering how to keep your take-out and left over food safe as well as safe tips for your weekend getaways and picnics

Home Food Preservation
Resources providing information for safe home food preservation