What Dare Foods is doing during the COVID‑19 Pandemic

Since 1892, Dare Foods has committed to making delicious high-quality food. While COVID‑19 has affected all of us, we remain dedicated to providing food to Americans during this challenging time.

As an essential service in the United States’ food supply chain, we remain operational and our top priorities continue to be:

As a food manufacturer, we have a variety of procedures and policies in place to operate smoothly and safely. We continue to follow these procedures, in addition to implementing a number of extra precautionary measures to protect our employees and food.

It is critical that we continue to operate in a manner that prioritizes employee health and safety.

Employee Health and Safety

Food Safety

According to the FDA (Food & Drug Administration), “currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID‑19.” In addition, “foodborne exposure to this virus is not known to be a route of transmission.”1 We continue to monitor recommendations from the FDA, World Health Organization and others to ensure we are up-to-date on the latest information.

Dare Foods continues to adhere to rigorous food safety requirements including strong sanitation and hygiene requirements. We continue to meet the needs of our consumers and we sincerely thank all our employees for their tremendous efforts in helping us move forward in these difficult times.

For the latest and most up-to-date information on COVID‑19 from the FDA and the United States Government, visit https://www.fda.gov/ or https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus.

Community Support and Safety

Dare Foods understands this is a difficult time, affecting all of us in different ways. As a family company, it’s always been important to support our local communities. Dare Foods recognizes how fortunate we are and as the global COVID‑19 pandemic continues, we will be supporting our communities in both the United States and Canada.

We ask for everyone’s support and remind you of the following:

We ask everyone to remember that maintaining healthy practices gives everyone the best chance to stay safe and well.

We will continue to follow guidance from government sources to adjust our policies and procedures as needed to ensure the safety of our employees, products and community. Always reference reliable sources: World Health Organization website www.who.int, the Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov and the United States Government https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus for the latest information.

Updated: April 16, 2020

1 U.S. Food & Drug Administration: Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19). https://www.fda.gov/food/food-safety-during-emergencies/food-safety-and-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19 Accessed April 16, 2020.