Eat - Away From Home

Fairs and Events

Fairs and other outdoor events can provide great opportunities for mingling with family and friends, trying new foods, and getting up close and personal with animals. Keep everyone in your family safe and healthy by washing hands before eating or drinking.

  • Download our handwashing promotion posters to display at YOUR next public event, fair, or festival!
holding chick Handwashing-Chick 8.5x11 11x17
Petting cow Handwashing-Cow 8.5x11 11x17
Petting dog Handwashing-Dog 8.5x11 11x17
Petting Horse Handwashing-Horse 8.5x11 11x17
Petting Llama Handwashing-Llama 8.5x11 11x17
Petting Pig Handwashing-Pig 8.5x11 11x17
Holding rabbit Handwashing-Rabbit 8.5x11 11x17
Petting Sheep Handwashing-Sheep 8.5x11 11x17
Petting Sheep Handwashing-Turtle 8.5x11 11x17
Hands with map on them Handwashing-World 8.5x11 11x17

Food Safety in the Great Outdoors

Hitting the road for a picnic or camping trip? Cases of food poisoning peak in the summer months, so if you're taking a meal to the great outdoors, remember to follow basic food safety tips—from having a way to wash hands, to packing plenty of ice!

  • How to Pack a Cooler | PDF
    Safely enjoy nutritious foods on your next trip by following these tips for packing a cooler.

USDA Food Safety Education Resources