SignFSIS - Food Safety Videos in American Sign Language

SignFSIS video-casts in American Sign Language featuring text-captioning are designed to inform deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers about foodborne illness and raise the level of awareness of the dangers associated with improper handling and undercooking of food.

Our Food Safety at Home podcasts also provide consumers with advice and up to date information on how to prevent foodborne illness.
 

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pork roast Cooking Pork (3:48; WMV)
Learn how to cook pork safely.

mother and infant Babies and Food Safety (5:15; WMV)
Follow these tips to keep your baby safe and prevent foodborne illnesses.

egg breaking Egg Products and Safety (4:44; YouTube)
Egg products are used in many types of food that you buy from the grocery store. Learn more.

people looking at cooking instructions Microwaving Convenience Foods (3:00; WMV)
Make sure convenience food cooked in a microwave oven is safe before eating.

microwave oven Wattage Important to Safe Cooking (2:57; WMV)
The speed of your microwave depends on the wattage.

cooking for groups Cooking for Groups (5:46; WMV)
This video provides important information to individuals who prepare and serve food safely for large groups such as family reunions, church dinners, and community gatherings.

botulism Botulism (4:43; WMV)
Learn about botulism: cause, symptoms, and ways to prevent this foodborne illness.

view campylobacter Campylobacte (3:36; MOV)
Learn about Campylobacter and how to prevent foodborne illness caused by the bacterium.

food thermometer Freezing and Food Safety (4:46; WMV)
Here is some information on how to freeze food safely and how long to keep it.

refrigerator shelf Refrigeration and Food Safety (3:40; WMV)
Learn why a refrigerator is one of the most important pieces of equipment in the kitchen for keeping foods safe.

veal Let's Talk about Veal (8:17; WMV)
Two friends discuss the safe handling and cooking of veal.

lunchmeat Lunchmeat Safety (3:51; WMV)
Two friends discuss the safe handling of lunchmeat.

mold Let's Talk about Mold in Foods (6:48; WMV)
When you see mold on food, is it safe to cut off the moldy part and use the rest? To find the answer to that question, delve beneath the surface of food to where molds take root.

ground beef Color of Ground Beef (5:14; WMV)
Learn about the color differences in ground beef and the factors that can affect color.

hamburgers and vegetables on a plate Grilling Safely (4:31; WMV)
Follow these simple guidelines for grilling food safely.

2010 food safety education conference The Food Safety Education Conference (5:08; WMV)
Learn about the upcoming conference to promote food safety education.

picnic table Super Bowl Food Safety (5:18; WMV)
Avoid food safety penalties at your Super Bowl gathering. FSIS lays out the game plan to lower the risk you or your guests get sidelined by a foodborne illness.

marinating Safe Marinating of Meat and Poultry (4:51; WMV)
Learn the safe way to marinate meat and poultry.

eggs, milk, other ingredients Safe Holiday Food Favorites (7:36; WMV)
Safe preparation of holiday food favorites, especially dishes containing eggs.

door to door meat sales Door to Door Meat Sales (5:22; WMV)
Tips on buying meat and poultry from door-to-door salespersons.

stuffing Stuffing and Roasting a Turkey (10:06; WMV)
Learn how to safely stuff and roast your turkey safely.

stovetop cooking E. coli 0157:H7 (3:45; WMV)
This video provides information on food safety measures you can take to protect yourself, your loved ones and friends from contracting E. coli 0157:H7.

turkey storage Buying and Thawing a Turkey (7:07; WMV)
Learn how to buy and thaw your turkey.

child in holloween costume Halloween Food Safety (3:36; WMV)
Learn tips for keeping food safe at your halloween party or costume festival.

hamburger on a bun Let's Talk Beef (6:04; WMV)
A discussion on the safe food handling of different cuts of beef like steaks and roasts.

high altitude cooking High Altitude Food Safety (6:31; WMV)
A discussion on special considerations to keep in mind when cooking at high altitudes.

hot dog on a bun Let's Talk Hot Dogs (5:18; WMV)
A discussion on the safe handling and preparation of hot dogs.

Country of Origin labeling (COOL) Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) (5:25; WMV)
Learn about the new country of origin label (COOL), labeling requirements for meat, some poultry products, and other food items.

radura image Food Irradiation (7:44; WMV)
What is food irradiation and how does it makes food safer?

boy eating lunch at school Back To School Food Safety (3:48; WMV)
Follow the four Be Food Safe steps and pack safe lunches for school or work.

food recall icon What is a Food Recall? (4:30; WMV)
FSIS provides valuable information about recalls of meat, poultry or processed egg products.

thermometer in pork chops Use of Thermometers (5:18; WMV)
Learn how to use food thermometers to make sure your food is cooked to a safe minimum internal temperature.

slow cooker Slow Cookers (5:33; WMV)
Planning ahead and using a slow cooker not only saves you time in the long run, it also saves you money since it takes less electricity to use a slow cooker rather than an oven.

Egg Nog Eggnog and Food Safety (4:10; WMV)
Eggnog is a delicious part of the holidays. These tips will keep you food safe when buying and preparing this traditional beverage.

Salmonella bacteria Salmonella (4:11; WMV)
Salmonella bacteria are the most frequently reported cause of foodborne illness. Safe food handling techniques can prevent illness from Salmonella and other foodborne bacteria.

Cartoon drawing of a safely-wrapped package of food, with wings Mail Order Food Safety (6:44; WMV)
Food safety is a consideration when ordering food for yourself or as a gift. These tips will help both purchaser and recipient determine if perishable foods sent by mail have been handled properly.

Roast turkey and trimmings on serving platter Let's Talk Turkey (6:55; WMV)
A consumer guide to a safe holiday meal - Buying fresh vs. frozen, safe thawing, stuffing, roasting, storing leftover turkey and reheating leftovers

food safety for college students Food Safety For College Students (8:31; WMV)
This video offers tips on how you, your friends or roommates can protect yourselves from foodborne illness.

tailgating Tailgating Food Safety (7:38; WMV)
This video shows you everything you need to know to be food safe and avoid foodborne illness when having a tailgating event.

storm blown palm trees Food Safety During a Power Outage (4:08; WMV)
This video provides helpful tips on what you can do to keep your food safe during a power outage.

Be Food Safe Be Food Safe (4:21; WMV)
This video provides information on the simple steps you can take to prevent foodborne illness at home.

grocery cart Storing Food (4:40; WMV)
How do you safely store and transport food? This video provides important advice for consumers when transporting and storing meat, poultry and perishable foods.

Is it Done Yet Is It Done Yet? (3:52; WMV)
You can't tell by looking. Use a food thermometer to be sure. This video provides information on how to use a food thermometer and recommended internal temperatures to safely prepare foods.

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Last Modified Feb 25, 2014