Follow these tips for safely storing food in the freezer, refrigerator, and pantry to prevent foodborne germs from growing and keep it fresh for longer.
The FoodKeeper app can help you use food while it's at peak quality and reduce waste.
Learn about freezing foods with topics like food safety, product quality, and nutrient retention.
Safe handling of leftovers is very important to reducing foodborne illness. Follow the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) recommendations for handling leftovers safely.
Questions and answers about canned food safety. Also available in PDF|601 KB.
Know how long food items should be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.
Can food safely with these complete guidelines.
Trying to reduce food waste in your home? Apply these tips and strategies to decipher expiration labels and keep food fresh for longer.
View tips for reducing food waste in the kitchen, at the grocery store, and when ordering from restaurants.
Find information on how to store your food safely. Also learn how to safely preserve fruits and veggies.
Preserving food is a great way to avoid wasting food when you have more fresh produce than you need right away. Just make sure you are able to use all your canned or frozen food within the recommended time.
Find links to food storage charts, learn about how food spoils, solving odor problems in your refrigerator, and more.