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Posted on: August 30, 2021

September is National Food Safety Education Month!

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According to the FDA, "The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually – that’s about 1 in 6 Americans each year. Each year, these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. Following simple food safety tips can help lower your chance of getting sick. This month take an active role in preventing foodborne illness, also known as 'food poisoning.'"

National Food Safety Education Month Resources

FDA has resources to help encourage you and your community to put food safety first.

Visit https://www.foodsafety.gov/ for additional information.

 

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