A photo of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) safety guidelines for the 2016 World Food Award, which is held each year at the United Nations in New York, was posted to the agency’s Facebook page.
The post was posted on Nov. 16, 2017, and included a warning about the risk of oil seeping into the water supply of the event.
In the post, the agency said oil seepage could occur from leaks in the pipes and equipment that carry water to the event site.
An EPA official confirmed to The Associated Press that the agency is aware of the post.
“The agency has taken action to address the issue, and we are working with the U,N.
to mitigate the risks,” the official said.
Oil can seep from pipes that carry liquid water and could be found on the event’s stage, according to the World Health Organization.
According to the EPA, oil can cause serious injury to human health.
If oil seeps into a person’s skin or breathing, it could lead to anaphylactic shock, a severe allergic reaction or a coma, according the World Trade Organization.
The agency said a person should seek medical attention immediately.