Food Safety

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From Our Calendar

February 21, 2023 | 1:30 - 3:30pm
Safety Awareness in the Food Environment (SAFE) for Food Pantries is a 2-hour program on safe food handling topics for food pantries that receive food from the New Hampshire Food Bank.  SAFE for…
March 23, 2023 | 9:00 - 11:00am
Join University of New Hampshire Extension’s food safety team for free online Safety Awareness in the Food Environment (SAFE) workshops for food service workers in schools, soup kitchens, feeding…
April 4, 2023 | 6:30 - 8:00pm
New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their…

"Food Safety for Everyone" Podcast

Every episode features answers to every day questions from small food processors, farmers, food service workers and consumers about regulations and best practices that prevent foodborne illness.  

Food Safety for Food Service 

Information for restaurants

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Food Safety for the Farm

Workshops, online tools and one on one assistance to answer your questions about FSMA and food safety risks in agriculture and food processing.

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SAFE for Food Pantries Class Series 2023 Learn More
SAFE Food Handling for Foodservice Workers Class Series 2023 Learn More
Learning new recipes can be fun, but it’s important to understand safety concerns
Social media provides a fun way to learn new recipes. But there are some harmful online cooking challenges that go “viral” on platforms like Facebook,... Learn More


Selling Homemade Food Products in New Hampshire- Five Part Fact Sheet Series Learn More
Cleaning and sanitizing best management practices for food contact surfaces are essential steps in keeping food safe to eat. Implementing routine clea... Learn More
Sick workers and poor hygiene practices can contaminate food and cause foodborne illness outbreaks and other diseases such as colds and flus. Implemen... Learn More
When is a Class H Homestead License Required (Non- Exempt)
Selling Homestead Food Products in New Hampshire
Starting a homestead food bu... Learn More
When is a commercial kitchen food license required? This fact sheet explains the e food safety and legal requirements that will help to create a del... Learn More
Starting a homemade food business is a dream of many home cooks. Beginning small, in your own kitchen, with shelf-stable baked goods and other allowed... Learn More