Food borne illnesses are preventable and underreported diseases that present a major challenge to both the general public and at-risk populations. Empowering child care providers with knowledge about safe food handling behaviors is the best line of defense against the pathogens that cause these illnesses. This one-hour course, “Keeping It Safe: Preventing Food Borne Illnesses in Child Care Settings,- focuses on creating and maintaining safe food handling and preparation areas. You will learn about sources of contamination and safety in purchasing, storing, preparing and serving food and bottles.Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.