Family and Consumer Science Food Safety Sheets

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CDC and USDA are not aware of any reports at this time of human illnesses that suggest COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or food packaging. However, it is always important to follow good hygiene practices (i.e., wash hands and surfaces often, separate raw meat from other foods, cook to the right temperature, and refrigerate foods promptly) when handling or preparing foods.

Find answers quickly to frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 virus outbreak on the following fact sheets.

COVID-19 AND FOOD SAFETY FAQ’s

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