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Food Safety Consumer Education Campaign


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

To: All School Nutrition Program Sponsors, County Superintendents of Schools, Diocesan Superintendents of Schools

Number: 00-411

Attention: Food Service Directors

Date: September 2000

Subject: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Food Safety Consumer Education Campaign

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has launched a new food safety campaign designed to promote the use of thermometers. The campaign theme is: "It's Safe to Bite When the Temperature is Right!" The attached announcement gives additional information regarding this campaign.

USDA sent food safety campaign media kits to all school districts. If your agency did not receive a kit, or needs additional kits, you may contact the Meat and Poultry Hotline at 800-535-4555, TTY: 800-256-7072, or visit the FSIS Web site at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/teach-others/fsis-educational-campaigns/thermy/thermy.

Attachment

Thermy Campaign Press Release at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/fd/documents/mb00411att.doc

Questions: Amy Bell | abell@cde.ca.gov | 800-952-5609 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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