TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: July 2, 2008
RE: USDA/FSIS Launches Food Safety Education Video-Casts in American Sign Language
This Informational Advisory is to notify you that "...the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today launched a series of video-casts translated into American Sign Language (ASL) designed to inform deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers about foodborne illness and raise the level of awareness of the dangers associated with improper handling and undercooking of food. FSIS is the first Agency within the Department of Agriculture to provide this type of service to consumers...".
See the attached web site containing information from the Food & Drug Administration..
Please share this information liberally with those it might concern.