Food Safety | It’s Safe Food — Keep It Safe

According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) an estimated 48 million Americans become ill and 3,000 die as a result of eating food contaminated by harmful microbes.  Delaware Cooperative Extension provides educational programs to help growers, processers, supermarkets, food service operations, and consumers handle food in a manner to reduce foodborne illness.

  • Don’t Bug Me! – fun, interactive music-based food safety lessons for 8 to 12 year olds.
  • Cooking for Crowds – program is designed for volunteer quantity food preparers who prepare food as fundraisers and for community events.
  • Food Safety for Entrepreneurs – an eight (8) hour program to provide basic food safety information for individuals considering developing and selling a product to the public.
  • Food Preservation – program presents preservation principles to produce high quality, safe home preserved food.