The Kitchen is many people’s favorite room of the house. Here’s some kitchen information you won’t want to miss on appliance safety and eating healthy, with special sections on consumer product resources and a guide to household hazardous waste
- Food Safety FIRST: an online education program designed to help you and your students gain food safety knowledge, safe food handling practices, and critical thinking skills.
- Food Detectives: Kids, We need your help to fight an enemy... Bacteria
- Thermy for Kids Page: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.
- FDA Center for Food Safety: Fun for Kids, Teens, & Educators.
- Safe Cooking Behaviors: It's a recipe for serious injury or even death to wear loose clothing (especially hanging sleeves), walk away from a cooking pot on the stove, or leave flammable materials, such as potholders or paper towels, around the stove. Wheather you are cooking the family holiday dinner or a snack for the children, practicing safe cooking behaviors will help keep you and your family safe.
- Keep Your Community Cooking Safely: People in the United States are most likely to experience a fire in their home than anywhere else. According to the latest NFPA research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen - more than any other place in the home. This is not an issue to take lightly.
- Team Nutrition: To help meet the goal of healthier children, USDA launched Team Nutrition. Learn more about this initiative to help make implementation of the new policy in schools easier and more successful.
- Taking Charge of Your Health: A Teenager's Guide to Better Health
- Girl's Health: Guide to eating healthy
- My Pyramid: Childrens guide to a balanced diet