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Safe steps in food handling, cooking, and storage are essential in preventing foodborne illness. You can't see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness. Reference the following materials provided by the Home Baking Association and members so you can have a safe and enjoyable experience in the kitchen.

Did You Know? Resources

North American Milling Association has created a suite of materials perfect for educating others about Flour Food Safety. Please view the video, as well as their handy safety poster available in three languages.

Check out this Flour Food Safety Video

Did You Know? Posters English Language / Spanish Language / French Language


Story of Your Dinner Infographic (Partnership for Food Safety Education)

Check out this fantastic Pumpkin Cookie recipe and video


How to Wash Instructions

Baking Food Safety 101 / Available in Spanish as well

Safe Kitchen Checklist

Blueberry Mug Muffin Food Safety Lesson Plan

Wash Your Hands Coloring Page

FightBAC! Core Four resources

Clean Factsheet

Food Safety Tips

Handling Flour Safely


Don't Forget to Wash Your Hands!


  Getting Started Essential
  The Thrill of Skill (Age-appropriate Kitchen Skill-building)
  Food Skills Check-list
  Measurement Guide
  Baking for Special Needs
  Spanish Language Resources
  Baking with Kids
  Baking with Friends children's cookbook
  Ten Tips for Baking Success
  Measure Up! Worksheet
  Baking Certificate

Home Baking Association Educational Resources


  1. Tie back long hair, remove jewelry
  2. Wash hands with warm water and soap
  3. Wear a clean apron…clothes carry dirt and germs from where you’ve been
  4. Wash counters, assemble ingredients and tools needed for recipe
  5. Re-wash hands before beginning to measure, mix or portion products


  1. Wipe flour and batter from stand or hand-held mixers, counters
  2. Scrape mixing tools and bowl of excess batter, discard and load dishwasher
  3. Wash hands before packaging baked and cooled products in food-safe packaging

We invite you to check out the Family Dinner Project