Food Safety

Church dinners offer great opportunities for fellowship, but there’s always the potential for contaminated food to sicken everyone. By handling food safely, you can prevent bad food from spoiling a good time at your church or ministry.

  • Distributing Donated Food Safely

    From food banks to soup kitchens, ministries are helping neighbors with spiritual and physical needs. As your ministry distributes food, keep these risk management practices in mind.

  • Awareness of Food Allergies Keeps Snack Time Safe

    Protect the children with food allergies in your ministry during snacktime.

  • Food Safety Tips from Ministries

    What are churches doing to combat food poisoning? These ministries offer a few pointers.

  • Safe Food Handling and Serving Guidelines

    Following procedures can help fend off food-related illnesses

  • Cooking for Groups

    Cooking for groups presents special problems for volunteer food handlers.

  • Celebrate July 4 Safely at Your Church

    If your ministry is planning an event this July 4th, prioritize safety for a successful gathering. Picnic buffets, lawn games, bounce houses, and fireworks can come with its own set of risks. With a strong focus on safety, you can enjoy the excitement of the holiday while minimizing the risk.  Consider these seven areas of concern.

  • Harvest the Fun, Not the Risk

    Ensuring a fun fall festival takes careful planning and a good understanding of the risks involved. Read our safety tips for all things related to fall festivals, such as hayrides, dunk tanks, inflatables, trunk-or-treats, and more. Plus, read a few things to think about before you use a drone to capture your event.

  • Food Prep Safety Checklist

    Ministries have ample opportunities to serve meals. Whatever the occasion, safe food preparation and serving techniques can help keep everyone healthy.

  • Camp Kitchen Checklist

    When you’re feeding a group of people, there’s always the potential for contaminated food that can make people sick. Start with our checklist to help control the risk.