The FDA does not anticipate that food products would need to be recalled or withdrawn from the market for reasons related to the outbreak, even if a person who works in a human or animal food facility (e.g. a food packager) is confirmed to be positive for the COVID-19 virus.
Safe handling of take-out foods will protect families from food poisoning.
Social Posts — Copy and Share!
Even though the world is in crisis, one thing remains constant: people need to eat! Here are three social media messages we hope you will share:
Trying a new meal kit? When you prepare food at home remember the practices of clean, separate, cook & chill can reduce your risk from harmful #germs.http://bit.ly/2NzFZzX#socialdistance #mealkit #alonetogether
Restaurant take-out tonight? Reheat your entrée on microwave-safe plate. Wash your hands always before & after handling food. http://bit.ly/373fA4C#takeout #handwashing #dinnertonight #alonetogether
Grocery delivery today? Rinse your fresh fruits & vegetables under running water just before preparing or eating.https://bit.ly/3bslCOH#grocerydelivery #staysafe #veggies #covid19
You can help families stay healthy at home during this time by reminding them of food safety basics.
New Video: Fresh Produce & COVID-19
Have you heard it suggested to wash produce with detergent, soap — or even bleach? These products are not safe for consumption.