Food Safety

This page houses resources related to food safety including proper food handling, information about foodborne illness and ways to keep you and your family safe while preparing meals!


Food Safety FAQ

Food safety basics: a video collection

What’s got you sick? Viruses vs bacteria

Let the Hotline answer your questions!

Food safety at farmers’ markets this summer

Cooking chicken this summer- do it safely

Picnics and potlucks in the time of COVID-19

What’s up with condiments?



Gardening Food Safety

Importance of washing hands (and tools) when gardening

Best gardening practices during COVID-19: Info-graphics!

Best Practices for Community Gardeners- Info-Graphics in multiple languages


Caitlin Richardson, FoodWIse Program Coordinator
Extension Columbia County
Administration Building
112 E. Edgewater Street, Rm. 212
Portage WI 53901
Telephone: 608-742-9693 711 for Wisconsin Relay