Developed by the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Family Living Program, the Food Safety and Health site provides information on food safety and nutrition to help keep your family healthy. Current hot topics in food safety are addressed by Food and Nutrition specialists. They also provide expert guidance in areas such as Food Preservation , Food Handling/Storage and Emergency Food Safety. Contact information to speak directly with UW-Madison/UW-Extension food safety experts is given.
The Food and Recreational Safety Division regulates the entire food chain, from the agricultural producer to the consumer. That permits a comprehensive approach to food safety issues affecting producers, processors, distributors, retailers, and consumers.
Source for public health data and CDC investigation, documentation and management. The Food Safety Office exists to inform consumers, healthcare providers, public health professionals, and others in the public and private sectors about prevention and management of foodborne illnesses.
Current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods.