Solutions for Your Health Care
Recalled Food Products Information Center
Ensuring the commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
More information about recalled food products is available on the Food Safety and Inspection Service Web site at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
Federal Food Safety and Inspection
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
Product Recall Specifics: Call the Manufacturing Company
Consumers with questions regarding recalled items should contact companies that issue recalls.
Testing Products for Safety
The Hygienic Laboratory in Iowa is one example of food testing to prevent outbreaks spreading. With techniques such as DNA fingerprinting, lab testing can identify specific contaminants, such as Salmonella.
The Hygienic Laboratory is the state of Iowa's environmental and public health laboratory, with facilities located at the University of Iowa's Research Campus in Iowa City and at the Iowa Lab Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb. For more information about the laboratory and its programs and services, visit http://www.uhl.uiowa.edu.
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