Government sites contain information concerning current recalls. The responsibility of the Departments is as follows.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products. The USDA provides information on food recalls through the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authority over food and pet and farm animal feed. For a combined listing of FDA and FSIS recalls, please visit http://www.recall.gov/food.html. For a complete list of recent food recalls under FDA jurisdiction, visit the FDA webpage entitled “Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts located at http://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html. Recent recall information is also available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis%5FRecalls/.