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Food Safety Emergency Response

This page provides resources that can help FNS program operators prevent foodborne illness during emergencies and disasters. The Food Safety Emergency Response Pocket Guide supports school nutrition professionals in their response to food safety emergencies caused by disasters and weather-related events. The Assembling Food Safety Emergency Supply Kits poster highlights supplies to include in emergency kits.

Food Safety Partnerships

FNS works cooperatively with University partners to advance food safety research and provide valuable resources for child nutrition program operators. The Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs at Kansas State University provides leadership in advancing food safety research and practices within USDA FNS nutrition assistance programs. The Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippi provides information and services that promote the continuous improvement of child nutrition programs.

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Food Safety Research

Check out these food safety reports, which summarize and contextualize research performed by the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. These reports highlight study findings that may have implications for FNS programs and assist program operators. 

Page updated: March 07, 2024