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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 

FDA CFSAN Education Resource Library: Refrigerator Thermometers

Description of Resource: 
This primer is intended to inform consumers about proper refrigerator use to protect against foodborne illness. This document provides guidance on strategies for keeping food safe as well as specific information on foodborne illnesses. This material is intended for educators, teachers, dieticians, and health professionals as well as for general consumer education. This resource is recommended for consumer information and community interventions. This material is available in PDF format for immediate download.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Food and Drug Administration
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Food Safety
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Randomized Controlled Trial
Cross-Sectional or Prevalence Study
Expert Opinion
Field-Based Summary or Case Study
Experimental Study
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Education Resource Library. Refrigerator Thermometers: Cold Facts about Food Safety [Internet]. c2011– [cited 2013 Feb 27]. Available from: