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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 http://www.recalls.gov/food.html.

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

  1. Go to http://www.recalls.gov/food.html
  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 “FoodSafety.gov Recalls and Alerts” under the first FoodSafety.gov 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 abell@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 4, 2016

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