Conagra Science Institute – Nutrition Resources for Health Professionals

Home Food Safety

Conagra Brands is committed to providing safe, high-quality, great-tasting foods. In our effort to help consumers have safe foods, we are pleased to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to sponsor the Home Food Safety® program. Important tools and information are available below, as well as at: www.HomeFoodSafety.org.


These downloadable resources address familiar topics to help your clients take small, simple steps in changing their diets.


Access the Client Handouts

Know Your Microwave

American Frozen Foods Institute (AFFI):

www.affi.org/


A joint effort of the U.S. frozen food industry, microwave oven manufacturers, retailers, and other organizations, through the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), this website provides a single location for information on preparing foods safely using a microwave oven.


Helpful Links on Food Safety

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:

www.homefoodsafety.org


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The AND's consumer education program, Home Food Safety™ provides home food safety statistics, information about foodborne illness, and safe food–handling information and tips.



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/


The CDC promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Includes link to food safety image library.



Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, FDA (CFSAN):

http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/HealthEducators/default.htm


The Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition promotes and protects public health by ensuring food is safe, nutritious, and wholesome.



Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA (FSIS):

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/home


The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, ensures that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged. FSIS educates consumers about the importance of safe food handling and how to reduce the risks associated with foodborne illness.


Education: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Food_Safety_Education/index.asp


Fact Sheets: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/index.asp



Gateway to Government Food Safety Information:

http://www.foodsafety.gov/


A one-stop site for information and links to numerous federal and state agencies. Professional and consumer resources and multiple language materials are listed.



International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC):

http://www.foodinsight.org/


The International Food Information Council Foundation mission is to communicate science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, journalists, government officials, and others providing information to consumers. An online Risk Communicator Training program, developed in cooperation with the National Center for Food Protection and Defense, is available.



Food Safety Research Database:

http://fsrio.nal.usda.gov/nal_web/fsrio/advsearch.php


The food safety Research Projects Database provides users with information on research projects from both U.S. and international government and non-government organizations.



The Partnership for Food Safety Education: Fight BAC!:

http://www.fightbac.org/


The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) is a not-for-profit organization that unites industry associations; professional societies in food science, nutrition, and health; consumer groups; and the U.S. government to educate the public about safe food handling. It is committed to being a key resource for education programs, ideas, and fun activities for kids on food safety issues.



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