The FDA has released new resources to help healthcare providers counsel patients about food safety.
New FDA Resources for Healthcare Providers
Do you work in a healthcare setting or with people who have chronic underlying health conditions?
If so, you’ll want to check out
these resources from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
, including a video that
illustrates essential steps
people should take when shopping for, storing, preparing and serving food. The videos and related handouts are intended to help healthcare professionals counsel their patients on avoiding foodborne illness.
The videos can be shown directly to patients, making them great tools to support good health!
Watch the video:
Preventing Foodborne Illness: Talking to Patients About Food Safety
To accompany the videos, the FDA offers handouts for consumers who are immune compromised:
Tips for Grocery Shopping and Storage
The Four “Fight BAC” Steps to Handling and Preparing Food Safely
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