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  • Food Safety

    We've always been committed to making food safety our highest priority.

You depend on us to provide high-quality, safe and nutritious foods and we take that responsibility very seriously.

We're concerned about every aspect of the foods we sell, from where our products come from, to how they're handled in our distribution centers, trucks and stores.

We know it's important to earn the trust you place in us every day. We have a staff of more than 50 associates who serve as our food safety and quality assurance experts spanning many backgrounds and disciplines, including food safety, food science, quality assurance, nutritional, pharmaceutical, military, regulatory and other related fields. Together, they ensure that our foods are handled according to strict guidelines so that they are always fresh, safe and nutritious.

Practice food safety at home with these trusted resources

Your gateway to federal food safety information and news

The FoodKeeper

Valuable food storage advice to help you maintain the freshness and quality of foods

Your guide to expert knowledge on handling and storing food safely and preventing food poisoning

Safe minimum cooking temperatures chart

Recommended cooking temperatures at a glance from

Product Recalls

Hannaford's information about recalls involving the most serious potential health or safety concerns