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Safe Food. Safe Kids.

Lesson 9: Safe Food. Safe Kids
Credit - Yes

Did you know young children are a high risk for food-borne illnesses? You can help protect the children in your care by following proper food handling practices. Safe storing, preparing, and serving of foods is just as important in child care programs as serving a balanced diet. Be informed with this lesson on the basic food safety do’s and don’ts of preparing and handling food.