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USDA Food Facts: Healthy Choices. American Grown.

Last Published: 04/24/2015

USDA foods have improved dramatically over the past few decades, but public perception about them have not kept pace.  This webpage offers many resources to provide accurate, timely information about USDA Foods and to dispel myths about the healthy products we provide to our nutrition assistance programs.


USDA Foods ALERT SYSTEM                    
Email Notification for Potential USDA Foods Safety Events

FNS has made arrangements to allow users to self register for email notifications for potential USDA food safety events. 

Please click on the following link to self-register for email alerts of potential food issues from the USDA.  This service is provided free of charge and can be individually customized.