Food Safety in Schools
For Food Workers
- Food Business Safety
Food safety in restaurants, cafes, and other food and beverage establishments. Including food manager certification, food and beverage establishment licensing, regulations and food code, and more about keeping food safe in food business.
Foodworker Illness Awareness
Workers who prepare food while experiencing diarrhea and/or vomiting are frequently linked to foodborne illness outbreaks in restaurants and other retail food outlets.
Restrictions | Decision Guide | Posters
- Food Safety and Sanitation
Minnesota Department of Education website for School Nutrition Program sponsors about food safety and sanitation requirements including: food handling and storage practices, inspections, and emergency readiness planning. Attention: Non-MDH link
- National School Lunch Program
Information about inspections for schools and sites participating in the National School Lunch Program. This information is comprised of tables and reports for schools and sites where food safety inspections were performed in each school year.
- Vomit Clean Up (PDF)
A poster for food workers on the proper steps to take to clean up from a vomiting incident.
For Parents and Caregivers
- Packing Lunches and Take-out/Leftovers
Perishable foods can cause illness when mishandled. Proper handling of the food and the leftovers is essential to ensure the food is safe for you to eat, get great tips for packing a meal for work or school and keeping it safe to prevent the risk of foodborne illness.
- Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Children: Info for Parents/Caregivers (PDF)
As a parent or caregiver, there are simple steps you can take to help protect family and friends from vomiting and diarrheal illnesses.
- Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Children: Information for Child Care Providers (PDF)
A poster for preschool and child care providers to educate on vomiting, diarrhea, and proper disease reporting.