Food Safety for Consumers


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Food handling safety risks are more common than most people think. Each year, roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


4 Steps to Food Safety in the Home

Learn how to keep food safe at home. Clean! Separate! Cook! Chill!

Food Inspection Reports

View inspection reports for restaurants, fast food operations, deli, cafeterias and other types of food establishments.

Recalls & Alerts

Get food, lead, and other health-related recalls and alerts.

Youth Athletic Concession Stands

Find resources for food safety at youth athletic concession stands.

Northern Virginia Swim League Food Safety Workshop registration form now available PDF icon

Food Safety Tip Center

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