Food Safety for Seniors

Food Safety for Older Adults
Prepared by: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration This publication explains why seniors are at-risk for foodborne illness. It addresses all aspects of food safety for seniors from grocery shopping to eating out and bringing food home. 

To Your Health! Food Safety for Seniors
Prepared by: US Food and Drug Administration This publication addresses the special food safety needs of seniors, including how to properly handle complete meals to go and home delivered meals. It also includes basic information on cooking temperatures and food storage. Is is best if used as background information for the educator or with relevant sections highlighted due to the long length and limited graphics.

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