Food banks in our national network adhere to the same guidelines that grocery retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants must follow:
* The Current Good Manufacturing Practices for the Manufacturing, Processing, and Packaging, or Handling Human Food developed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
*Model Salvage Code developed by FDA and the Association of Food and Drug Officials
*Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
*Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
And, many individuals at our member locations are:
Food and grocery products that are donated to Feeding America are carefully handled and tracked throughout the distribution process, so that product retrieval is possible in the event of a recall.
To learn more about donating and food safety, contact Feeding America at firstname.lastname@example.org