This page provides food safety and product recall information to State Distributing Agencies participating in USDA's Food Distribution Programs.
USDA Commodity Hold and Recall Procedures The commodity hold and recall process is used when a food safety issue is raised about a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) purchased food. The process pertains exclusively to USDA-purchased foods delivered to approved entities (recipient agencies and processors).
Responding to a Food Recall This document provides an overview of the recall process for USDA Foods with a focus on school meals programs.
USDA/FNS Commodity Alert System This web-based public notification system will send email alerts about food safety issues with potentially significant public health impacts that affect USDA Foods.
Latest Recall Information This service from FoodSafety.gov lists recalls of all foods within the U.S.
As a reminder, if you suspect that a USDA-distributed food may be contaminated or harmful in some way, please contact your Department of Public Health Or contact the FNS Food Safety Unit at: email@example.com