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Halloween Food Safety

Trick or treat? All kids should be careful before eating trick-or-treat goodies at Halloween — especially those with allergies and sensitivities. Here are some key safety tips: Before Tell your children not to accept — and especially not to eat — anything that isn’t commercially wrapped. Have dinner with your kids before they go out so they aren’t tempted to munch — too much! — while trick-or-treating. After Don’t let kids eat any candy or other treats until you or another adult has checked it. Throw away anything homemade. Check all commercially wrapped treats for small holes in the wrappers.
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