Presentation on theme: "Managing Food Recalls and Food Tampering +=. Food Recalls A request to return a product, usually due to the discovery of safety issues. Announced on TV,"— Presentation transcript:
Food Recalls A request to return a product, usually due to the discovery of safety issues. Announced on TV, radio, and in newspapers. On the internet at www.foodsafety.govwww.foodsafety.gov
What You Should Do With A Recalled Food Product Return the product to the store or place of purchase, or Throw the product away. DO NOT EAT THE RECALLED PRODUCT
Food Tampering Signs of food tampering. –Broken seals. –Safety button has been popped. –Unusual stains. –Unusual smell or odor. –Damage to the package.
Who You Should Contact Store where the item was found. Local Health Department Food and Drug Administration US Department of Agriculture DO NOT EAT ANY FOOD THAT HAS BEEN TAMPERED WITH!
Foodborne Illness Warning Signs - Stomach Cramps- Chills - Fever- Diarrhea - Nausea- Headache Contact your healthcare provider if: - Diarrhea is bloody. - Diarrhea and vomiting last more than 3 days. - Symptoms of stiff neck, severe headache, and fever occur all at once.
Conclusion Food recalls are announced on the television and radio, in the newspaper, or on the internet. Never eat a recalled product. Signs of food tampering are broken seals, safety button popped, unusual stains, unusual smell or odor, or damage to the package. Report all signs of food tampering.