Choking PreventionSupplement A: Practice Choking Prevention (June 2013) (PDF | 1.27 MB)
USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.
Identifies foods that pose a choking risk, serving tips to prevent choking, and guidance for safe mealtimes. From the Nutrition and Wellness Tips for Young Children: Provider Handbook for the CACFP.
Feeding Infants: A Guide for Use in the Child Nutrition Programs (Chapter 9) (December 2001) (PDF | 116 KB)
This chapter focuses on preventing choking in infants and children in child care settings. View the full Infant Feeding Guide here.
Foods Associated with Choking (2007) (PDF | 38 KB)
USDA. NAL. WIC Works Resource System.
This job aid from WIC Learning Onlineprovides a list of foods to avoid serving to young children.
Infant and Child Lifesaving Steps (2000) (PDF | 35 KB)
Appendix A from Building Blocks for Fun and Healthy Meals provides choking prevention tips as well as a mini poster of infant and child lifesaving steps from the American Red Cross.
Choose MyPlate Food Safety
United States Department of Agriculture.
Provides a list of foods that may be choking hazards and tips to prevent choking.
Preventing Choking on Food by Children: Safe Practice Guidelines for Child Care Facilities (October 2014)
Public Health Seattle & King County. Child Care Health Program.
Information on what to look for when choosing foods for children.