What is the Good Samaritan Act?

The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act was signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996 to offer food businesses liability protection associated with food donations to encourage more donation activity.

In this in download, you'll find:

  • Information about who is covered under the Good Samaritan Act
  • What types of donated food qualify
  • Additional resources about food recovery and food donations

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