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September is National Food Safety Education Month and the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health would like to provide you with information.
National Food Safety Education Month was created in 1994 to heighten the awareness about the importance of food safety education. Each year a new theme and free training activities and posters are created for the restaurant and foodservice industry to help reinforce proper food safety practices and procedures.
Check Your Steps
Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill are the most effective ways to help keep your family safe from food poisoning.
The following links are provided to help those interested in food safety and promoting food safety during this annual campaign.
- Food Safety Education
- Home Food Safety Mythbusters
Home Food Safety
Resources for Dining Out
Safe Food Handling
Using a Thermometer
Final Cooking Temperatures
Warm Weather Food Safety Tips
Food and Food Products Recalls*
FDA Kids Page*
Register a Complaint
* These links connect you to external web pages. Your Public Health Department is not responsible for the content of these sites.
Professional Food Preparation
Resources for Owners/Operators
Cleaning and Sanitizing
Food Receiving and Storage
Cooling Foods Properly
Information about Opening a New Food Establishment
Information for New Owners/Operators of an Existing Food Establishment
Information about Remodeling an Existing Food Establishment
Information about Operating a Mobile Unit/Pushcart or Seasonal Operation
Information about Operating a Temporary Food Establishment
Information for Owners/Operators Affected by Flooding
Other Food Industry Resources
Special Events Permits Brochure
Food Handler Vaccinations
Application for a Health Permit
Facts in Other Languages*
Saint Louis County Food Code
Foodborne Illness Response