Back to School Tips
Important tips to remember about packing school lunches.
- Always keep everything clean: Hands, surfaces, utensils, fresh fruit and veggies, everything!
- Keep hot foods hot: Use an insulated bottle for hot foods.
- Keep cold foods cold: Use an insulated lunch box and frozen gel packs - or a frozen juice box - to keep things cool until lunchtime (but not later).
- When you're done, throw it away: Throw away used paper and plastic bags. And throw away any perishable leftovers.
More Tips on foodsafety.gov