Riverside County
University of California
Riverside County

Make food safe

Foodborne illness or food poisoning is any illness that results from eating contaminated food. The most common causes are harmful bacteria and viruses.

Causes of Food Poisoning

4 Steps to Keep Food Safe

Food Storage Chart

Food Keeper App

Have a food safety question? Ask Karen or call USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-674-6854 or email your question to mphotline.fsis@usda.gov.

To report a problem with food in Riverside County


Have a food preservation question? Check the USDA Complete Guide to Home canning or contact National Center for Home Food Preservation

Other resources:
UC Home Gardening, Preservation, and Storage Publications
Other Links on Home Food Preservation and Gardening

 

Food Safety Resources:

UC Food Safety

USDA Fight Bac!

 

CDC Food Safety

Food Safety Music

 

FDA Bad Bug Book

UC program in Riverside County

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UC Cooperative Extension provides food safety training to community organizations and consumers several times a year. For more information contact Chutima Ganthavorn at (951) 683-6491 or cganthavorn@ucanr.edu.

UC Food Safety in the Kitchen Publications

 

Keep Food Safe

During An Emergency:

Food Safety Information for Earthquakes

Power Outages: Tips for Food Safety

Refrigerated food during a power outage: when to throw out?

Frozen food during a power outage: when to throw out?

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