Food Handling / Food Co-Op Helpline

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Meat and Poultry Hotline

Answers questions on the proper handling of food. Helps individuals to understand labels on meat and poultry. Will answer questions about safe handling procedures. Sponsored by US Dept. of Agriculture.
Voice: 1-800-535-4555
Website: http:/www.fsis.usda.gov
Verified: 7/24/2013

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Provides information on food safety, cosmetics, nutrition, dietary supplements, food additives, food labeling and food biotechnology. Sponsored by FDA.
Voice: 1-888-723-3366
Website: http:/www.cfsan.fda.gov
Verified: 7/24/2013

Feeding America

Provides hunger relief through a network of over 200 food banks and food-rescue programs.
Voice: 1-800-771-2303
Website: http://www.feedingamerica.org
Verified: 7/24/2013

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