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

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

Defrosting Vacuum Packed Fish
Thawing vacuum packed fish correctly

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

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

Home Food Preservation
Resources providing information for safe home food preservation

Food Safety Checklist for Home Use
Use food safety tips, keep your friends and family safe

Safe with the Microwave

Refrigerator Rules
Everything you need to know about your fridge

Slow Cookers Safety
Slow cooker can make life a little more convenient because by planning ahead, you save time later. Here are some basic rules you should apply.

Basic Knife Safety


Clean Cutting Boards