Liability & Food Safety

What about liability?

Food donations are protected by federal law. The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act was passed in 1996 and protects everyone in the food donation cycle, except in cases of gross negligence.

Learn more about the Act in these factsheets from:

What about food safety?

At 412 Food Rescue, food safety is our number one concern:

  • All of our operations staff are ServSafe certified.
  • Our donors are all food retailers that observe the highest levels of food safety practices in their establishments.
  • All of our volunteers undergo an innovative mobile food safety training program developed by Affective Computing Company focused on food transport.