The FDA is finally making some good use of Twitter by asking people to follow safety alerts for their own state.
So for you Arizonans, if you don’t care about food recalls in upstate New York, but want to know what is going on food safety wise right here in Arizona, follow:
The FSIS stands for Food Safety and Inspection Services.
“”These new Twitter feeds provide yet another mechanism for us to provide consumers with critical updates and relevant information they need to protect their families from foodborne illness,” USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Elisabeth Hagen said. “The immediacy of information-sharing through social media is unparalleled, and we believe these timely, targeted updates will better protect public health.”
Here’s a complete list of Twitter feeds by state.