If you have a food emergency, contact our food emergency response hotline.
USDA Recall Classifications |||
Class I||A Class I recall involves a health hazard situation in which there is a
reasonable probability that eating the food will cause health problems or death. |
Class II||A Class II recall involves a potential health hazard situation in which there is a
remote probability of adverse health consequences from eating the food. |
Class III||A Class III recall involves a situation in which eating the food will not cause adverse health consequences. |
|FDA Recall Classifications|||
|Class I||Dangerous or defective products that predictably could cause serious health problems or death. Examples include: food found to contain botulinum toxin, food with undeclared allergens, a label mix-up on a lifesaving drug, or a defective artificial heart valve.|
|Class II||Products that might cause a temporary health problem, or pose only a slight threat of a serious nature. Example: a drug that is under-strength but that is not used to treat life-threatening situations.|
|Class III||Products that are unlikely to cause any adverse health reaction, but that violate FDA labeling or manufacturing laws. Examples include: a minor container defect and lack of English labeling in a retail food.|
National Food Recalls
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Cleaning Your Refrigerator Because of a Food Recall
If you have a recalled food item in your refrigerator, it is important to throw out the food and clean your refrigerator. Germs in the recalled food could spread to drawers or shelves in your refrigerator.
Follow these five steps to clean refrigerator.