Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Food Safety as a curriculum

September is National Food Safety Education month.....
Why is it we plan safety lessons for everything but food handling? We make sure our kids know gun safety before they hunt, we make sure they're taught fire safety before they build a campfire, we have them take babysitter training...but the prevalence of food borne illness is higher then an accidental gunshot or falling in a campfire.
Not that they shouldn't be well prepared for all of these things, but food safety should come before cooking lessons.
Moms can teach Food Safety quite easily and there are many resources available to them. Read more.... 

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