Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Foodborne Illness and Older Adults

CDC and Foodborne Outbreaks

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Information on foodborne illness, outbreaks and how to prevent them.



Information from the central web location for government food safety; includes links and resources for seniors and caregivers.

Home Food Safety.org

Source: American Dietetic Association


Tips for seniors, families to avoid food poisoning

Older Adults and Food Safety

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture


Food safety factsheet for older adults, including guidelines for safe food handling.

* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.