Food safety

various fruit and vegetables on a wooden board

Food safety focuses on how you handle, prepare and store food to reduce the risk of food making you sick. If you follow the rules of food safety, you can prevent food becoming contaminated and causing food poisoning.

Food poisoning can be caused by how you store and prepare food at home. You can prevent food poisoning by following a few simple rules.

For more information about food safety, please visit the Food Safety Information Council or download these fact sheets: