The Library is closed due to the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Online access will continue, which requires a library card number. If you do not have a library card number please register here and you will be emailed a number.

We will keep you updated as events unfold. We will continue to work closely with the town to ensure the safety of all our patrons, and we hope that everyone continues to be healthy.

 

Eating Safely

Always exercise caution, and check with your physician if you are ill.

Recommended Websites

Back to main reference department page.

   

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Food Safety homepage, including information on foodborne outbreaks, and preventing food poisoning

 


 

The Food Safety Web page from Iowa State University includes links to educational and training materials.

 

 

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a consumer advocacy organization that maintains a Web page on food safety issues, with links to recent news stories and areas of nutrition and food safety activism.

 

The “Expert Answers” section of the Mayo Clinic’s Nutrition and Healthy Eating Web page includes answers to such questions as, “How long can you safely keep leftovers in the refrigerator?”

 

And, from Foodsafety.gov, a chart with an answer to that same question

 

 

Food safety and quality information from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, which provides an international and scientific perspective

 

 

Courtesy of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is this great food safety resource, with different versions targeted to consumers, professionals, and researchers. The latest FDA recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts are included here.

 

 

The World Health Organization (WHO) food safety Web page, including links to recent publications and a video on the Five Keys to Safer Food

 

 

Safe Food Handling Fact Sheets from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

 

 
Bad Food Recall keeps the public up to date on the latest food safety news and resources, as well as background issues on sanitation and food contamination.  
   
 

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