According to the Center for Disease Control, 13 - 21% of foodborne disease outbreaks with a known single setting were from food consumed in a private home. The following are safe food handling practices for a variety of different settings including your home, tailgating and while on a trip.
If you have a food facility and would like more information please see the section Food Safety for Businesses or contact one of our Sanitarians.
If you have questions or would like more information about food safety in your home, please use the following app. or contact one of our Sanitarians.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) also has food safety videos available in Spanish and American Sign Language (ALS) and additional food safety materials at their website.
FDA Recalls of non-meat food products
USDA Recalls of meat products
Food Facility Inspection Reports
Safe Food Handling Practices
Turkey and Other Holiday Food Safety
Summertime Food Safety
Chicken, Eggs, Ratites, Game Preparation
Food and Waterborne Diseases
Appliances and Thermometers
Food Labeling Fact Sheets
At Risk Populations
Links to other Food Safety Partners
For questions or more information about food safety, please contact one of our Sanitarians (e-mail), or by calling (715) 261-1900.
If you would like to file a complaint, request, or report, doing so will create a public record that is subject to disclosure pursuant to Wisconsin public records law.