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Kids' Food Safety

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service

Explore food safety publications and activities especially for kids and teens.

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service

Read this fun comic book for children, which explores food safety and foodborne illness. PDF | 1.69 MB

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

Find food safety games, educational campaigns, and additional resources for kids and teens.

Children under the age of five are at an increased risk for foodborne illness and related health complications because their immune systems are still developing.