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Recalls, Alerts & Outbreaks

There have been many recalls for food items in the news lately, and some announcements of outbreaks from food borne illness in parts of the country. Below you will find links to the FDA and the CDC. Please refer to these websites to find updated information on recalls and outbreaks. 

  • FDA - Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts
  • FDA - Alerts, Advisories & Safety Information
  • CDC - Current Outbreaks


Outreach, Extension and Public Service

Research-based information you can trust on money, home, health, food, family, and textiles. Our agent, Inés Beltrán, will be happy to assist you in any of these areas. Give her a call at 678.377.4014.

Best Practices for Growing, Harvesting, and Handling Produce in the Field and the Packinghouse. A forty-seven page illustrated training guide that details how food may become contaminated in the supply chain and methods food workers can use to prevent food-borne illness. Free upon request. Contact Inés Beltrán at 678.377.4014. Sample.

Mejores Prácticas de Cultivo, Coshecha y Manejo de Productos Agrícolas en el Campo y en la Empacadora. Una guía de entrenamiento ilustrada de cuarenta y siete páginas que detalla cómo los alimentos pueden contaminarse en la cadena de suministro y los métodos que los trabajadores de alimentos pueden usar para prevenir enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos. Gratis bajo petición. Póngase en contacto con Inés Beltrán al 678.377.4014. Muestra.

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