Picnic Food Safety

Pack some sandwiches, fill the cooler with ice, put the kids in the car, we are going on a picnic! Nothing says summer like a picnic in the park, at the ball field, or in the backyard. Unfortunately, warm temperatures help bacteria to grow faster and if your food is not handled safely, you can end up with a foodborne illness. Follow the steps below to help keep your family and friends safe.

Why picnic foods can be hazardous:

Safe food preparation:

Packing for food safety:

Time to eat: