• Keeping Food Safe Before and After a Flood (E3366)

    Published on February 23, 2018

    When a natural disaster such as a flood strikes a community, the risk of getting a foodborne illness increases. Take the proper precautions before and after a flood to ensure the safety of your food.

  • Selling Safe Food: The Michigan Cottage Food Law (E3363)

    Published on December 6, 2017

    The Michigan Cottage Food Law took effect in July 2010. This law gives small-scale entrepreneurs the opportunity to make and market specific foods from their home kitchens. It allows $25,000 per year per household in total sales before expenses.

  • Preventing foodborne illness and ensuring a safer food supply

    Published on March 2, 2017

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 48 million foodborne illness cases occur in the United States every year. At least 128,000 Americans are hospitalized, and 3,000 die after eating contaminated food.

  • Michigan Food Safety Sheets (E3262)

    Published on October 20, 2016

    This bulletin represents the 10 bulletins in the Michigan Food Safety Program where a person may buy the 10 bulletins in one pack. In total, there are 65 packets per purchase.

  • Handling Leftovers Safely (E3260)

    Published on October 20, 2016

    Whether cooking at home or eating out, we often have leftover food. Safe handling of leftovers will help prevent foodborne illness.

  • Thawing Foods Safely (E3259)

    Published on October 20, 2016

    You can thaw frozen foods safely in three ways: refrigerator thawing, cold water thawing and microwave thawing.

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