September 18, 2023

New Food Safety Fact Sheets Available

The United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed five new fact sheets with information about produce safety and best practices.


School meals are an important source of fruits and vegetables for children. Child nutrition program operators should understand food safety best practices to keep children safe.

For food safety information and best practices, including information specifically for produce, check out USDA’s five new fact sheets. These resources are designed for USDA’s partners and stakeholders, including child nutrition program operators and agricultural producers. They’re filled with useful information and provide an overview of the following topics related to food safety:

Visit the USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Produce Safety webpage for more information about food safety.