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Food safety and shop smart, shop healthy

Safe food handling stops the spread of germs in the kitchen and lowers the risk of getting sick. Planning your meals can help you save money and reduce food wastage.

In this module, you will learn how to keep food safe and shopping tips to make healthy food choices, even on a budget.

You can also download the Food safety and shop smart, shop healthy fact sheet.

For the best experience, we recommend you view the online module on a computer or laptop. Some content may be displayed differently on mobile devices or tablets.

Click anywhere on the module below to play and click on the ellipsis (3 dots) to open the module in a new window to view in full screen.

Want to speak to a health coach?

All NSW older adults can access free phone and online health coaching through the Get Healthy Service. The Get Healthy Service offers coaching and online support to help you make lifestyle changes and reach your health goals. The program can support you to:

  • eat healthily 
  • get active  
  • reduce alcohol  
  • reach and stay at a healthy weight 
  • stay active during and after cancer treatment.

For more information on the Get Healthy Service or to register for the program, call 1300 806 258 or visit



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