Each year, it is estimated that 48 million consumers become sick from contaminated food. According to the Center for Disease and Control, consumers have a 1 in 6 chance of catching a food borne illness in a given year. Hundreds of food recalls are performed each year. To help increase the awareness of food safety and decrease illness, the below collection of food safety slogans are provided to encourage precautions to be taken when it comes to the preparation and consumption of food. These slogans have been provided from previous campaigns and meant to encourage the continued practice with food safety.
All I ask of food is that it doesn’t harm me.
Avoid cross contamination in every state and nation.
Avoid future frustration, avoid cross contamination.
Cook it with care, well done not rare.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
Food quality not Food quantity.
Food response to our soul’s dream as to our stomach’s appetite.
Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.
Great food for a healthy future.
Heat the food to the right degree, to make it healthy and germ free.
I eat to mostly put food out of my mind.
If you are going to eat it later, keep it in the refrigerator.
If you don’t want to contaminate the meat, keep your kitchen counters neat.
If you try to cook your food quick, you will get sick.
In the Fridge you should know, to always keep the meats below.
Keep food safe – clean, cook, cover, and chill.
Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.
Make food simple and let things taste of what they are.
Refrigerate for safety.
Safety starts with you.
Serving safe food it’s not an option it’s an obligation.
Shortcuts cut life short.
To prevent a stomach ache, hygienic precautions you should take.
Use that thermometer.
Wash your hands before you eat, whether its an apple or meat.
What is food to one man may be fierce poison to others.
When preparing foods keep it clean, a dirty area should not be seen.
Whether its peanuts or whether its cheese be aware of food allergies.
You are the key to your safety.
You need determination to prevent food contamination.
The following infographic outlines statistics and interesting facts when it comes to the purchasing, preparation, and consumption of food. The first step to food safety is to ensure that foods are purchased with a minimal chance of containing some form of bacteria, parasites, or other contaminates. Temperature is considered one of the most vital aspects to food safety.