Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources discuss the flexibilities and child nutrition program adjustments, including food safety practices, to ease meal service operations and protect the health of children and program operators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CDC updates their COVID-19 guidance regularly. The CDC has also provided information and resources for safely distributing school meals during COVID-19.
The USDA has responded to questions regarding food safety and COVID-19. There are general questions and answers, as well as questions directed at specific occupational groups, such as meat processing plant employees. Additionally, there is information relating to FSIS’s recommendations for inspectors.
The FDA has provided questions and answers regarding food products, including information about shortages, supply chain safety, risk of COVID-19 transmission through food and food packaging, and the safety of the US food supply chain.