Each year about 1 in 6 Americans get sick from foodborne illness.
You don't have to get sick from your food. Many cases could be avoided.
September is Food Safety Education Month
Proper handwashing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of foodborne illness.
Be sure to scrub the backs of hands, between fingers, and under your nails. Continue washing for at least 20 seconds.
Visit our website to learn more about preventing foodborne illness.
Food Safety Rules Apply to Tailgating, too.
Let the tailgating begin! But wait, do you know how to handle your food safely?

Don't let your tailgating party get ruined by foodborne illness.
Debunking the Myths of Foodborne Illness
To help prevent foodborne illness, we must distinguish fact from fiction.

Do you think you know everything about preventing foodborne illness?

Check out our page, Foodborne Illness: Debunking the Myths and find out!
University of Arkansas System
Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service