Back-to-School Food Safety Tips
By Marianne Gravely, Food Safety Technical Information Specialist, Food Safety & Inspection Service, USDA
Back to school, back to the books, back in the saddle or back in the car for all the parents. The new school year means it's back to packing lunches and after-school snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other children who carry these items to and from home.
One ‘back’ you do not want to reacquaint children with, however, is Bacteria.
Read our latest blog for tips on how to keep bacteria from the cafeteria by safely packing and storing school lunches and snacks.