detailsFrequently Asked Questions

For Business Partners

The Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, passed in 1996 in the United States, for instance, protects businesses, nonprofits, and individuals who donate food to nonprofits from civil and criminal liability should the product later cause harm to its recipient. This protection applies as long as the product was donated in good faith with the belief that it was safe to eat.

For Charities & Community Organizations