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Information Alert: Food Recall Updates by E-mail

Nutrition Services Division Information Alert

To: Food Distribution Program Recipient Agencies

Number: NSD-FDP-01-2010

Attention: Food Service Director, School Business Official

Date: April 2010
Subject: Sign-Up for Food Recall Updates by E-mail

This Information Alert notifies you about an opportunity to receive e-mail notifications on all food recalls from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHSS) by signing up for free e-mail updates at

Follow these few steps and you will receive an instant acknowledgement of your subscription from the USDHHS:

  1. Go to
  2. Select “Sign Up for Free Recall Updates by E-Mail” (in red toward top of page) to access the USDHHS sign-up page.
    1. Enter your e-mail address and select Go
    2. Complete the New Subscriber screen and select Save
    3. Select the box titled “ Recalls and Alerts” under the first Updates section.

Please share this information with your district/agency management and business personnel as appropriate. If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Amy Bell, Commodity Consultant at 916-322-5051 or by e-mail at

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, June 27, 2014

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