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Food Safety at Temporary Events


Church suppers, street fairs, civic celebrations and other similar events often call for volunteers to prepare and serve food safely for large groups of people. This 14-step guide, based on recommendations by food safety experts will help you keep your temporary event free of the risk of foodborne illness.

Primary Toolkit:

Food Safety Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Food Safety, Infectious Diseases


Institutional Author:

International Association for Food Protection





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